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Resistance Status of Aedes aegypti to Cypermethrin through Susceptibility Method in Cimahi City

Author(s): Firda Yanuar Pradani | Mara Ipa | Rina Marina | Yuneu Yuliasih

Journal: Aspirator : Journal of Vector Borne Diseases Studies
ISSN 2085-4102

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 18;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Aedes aegypti | cypermethrin | resistance | Cimahi district

Vector control of dengue usually doing by using insecticides, whether by government or insecticides used in household. Using to much insecticides for long time can caused resistence of mosquito. This research aim to know resistance status of Aedes aegypti from endemic rural in district Cimahi to cypermethrin (synthetic pyretroid). Resistance status knowing by susceptibility methods (WHO standard) with using impregnated paper that containing cypermethrin 0.2% and 0.4%. Aedes aegypti spread by it for 15, 30, 45 and 60 minutes. Number of mortality count by percentage death mosquito in each time and each concentration of cypermethrin. Data interpreted by WHO standard, which percentage of death mosquito
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