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Dengue vector control strategies in an urban setting: an economic modelling assessment.

TitleDengue vector control strategies in an urban setting: an economic modelling assessment.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsLuz, Paula Mendes, Tazio Vanni, Jan Medlock, David A. Paltiel, and Alison P. Galvani
JournalLancet
Volume377
Issue9778
Pagination1673-80
Date Published2011 May 14
ISSN1474-547X
KeywordsAedes, Animals, Brazil, Cost of Illness, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Dengue, Disabled Persons, Disease Outbreaks, Humans, Insect Vectors, Insecticide Resistance, Larva, Models, Economic, Models, Theoretical, Mosquito Control, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, Urban Population
AbstractAn estimated 2·5 billion people are at risk of dengue. Incidence of dengue is especially high in resource-constrained countries, where control relies mainly on insecticides targeted at larval or adult mosquitoes. We did epidemiological and economic assessments of different vector control strategies.
DOI10.1111/j.1524-4733.2010.00763.x
Alternate JournalLancet

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