Mosquito vector biology and control in latin america-a 24th symposium.

Autor(es): Clark Gary G; Fern?!ndez-Salas Ildefonso

Resumo: The 24th Annual Latin American Symposium presented by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) was held as part of the 80th Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, in February 2014. The principal objective, for the previous 23 symposia, was to promote participation in the AMCA by vector control specialists, public health workers, and academicians from Latin America. This publication includes summaries of 26 presentations that were given orally in Spanish or presented as posters by participants from Colombia, Mexico, and the USA. Topics addressed in the symposium included: surveillance, ecology, chemical control, studies of dengue viruses, and insecticide resistance associated with Aedes aegypti; Anopheles vectors of malaria; essential oils; and ethnic groups and vector-borne diseases.

Palavras-Chave: Mosquitoes; Dengue; Malaria; Control; Aedes; Anopheles; Culex; Essential oils

Imprenta: Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, v. 30, n. 3, p. 204-214, 2014

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.2987/14-6418.1.

Descritores: Aedes aegypti - virus ; Aedes aegypti - Dengue ; Aedes aegypti - Public health

Data de publicação: 2014