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STUDIES

Studies, Testing and Field Trials

The following is a list of references for scientific studies, tests, and field trials related to Trap-N-Kill™. 


1) ECDC/WHO.  2007.  Mission Report: Chikungunya in Italy: Joint ECDC/WHO visit for a European risk assessment 17.09-21.09.2007.

2) Focks, D. A., R. J. Brenner, J. Hayes, and E. Daniels.  2000.  Transmission threshold for dengue in terms of Aedes aegypti pupae per person with discussion of their utility in source reduction efforts.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 62(1): 11-18.

3) Harrington, L. C. and J. D. Edman. 2001.  Indirect evidence against delayed skip-oviposition behavior by Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand.  Journal of Medical Entomology 38(5): 641-645.

4) Kittayapong, P., S. Yoksan, U. Chansang, C. Chansang, and A. Bhumiratana.  2008.  Suppression of dengue transmission by application of integrated vector control strategies at sero-positive GIS-based foci. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 78(1): 70–76.

5) Kittaypong, P., U. Chansang, C. Chansang, and A. Bhumiratana.  2006.  Community participation and appropriate technologies for dengue vector control at transmission foci in Thailand.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 22(3): 538-546.

6) Lenhart, A. E., M. Walle, H. Cedillo, and A. Kroeger.  2005.  Building a better ovitrap for detecting Aedes aegypti oviposition.  Acta Tropica 96(1): 56-59.

7) Liew, C. and C. F. Curtis.  2004.  Horizontal and vertical dispersal of dengue vector mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, in Singapore.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 18: 351-360.

8) Montgomery, B. L., S. A. Ritchie, A. J. Hart, S. A. Long, and I. D. Walsh.  2005.  Dengue intervention on Thursday Island (Torrres Strait) 2004: A blueprint for the future?. Arbovirus Research In Australia 9: 268-273.

9) Morrison, A.C., E. Zielinski-Gutierrez, T. W. Scott, and R. Rosenberg.  2008.  Defining challenges and proposing solutions for control of the virus vector Aedes aegypti. Public Library of Science Medicine 5: 362–366.

10) Perich, M. J., A. Kardec, I. A. Braga, I. F. Portal, R. Burge, B. C. Zeichner, W. A. Brogdon, and R. A. Wirtz.  2003.  Field evaluation of a lethal ovitrap against dengue vectors in Brazil.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 17: 205-210.

11) Rapley, L. P., P. H. Johnson, C. R. Williams, R. M. Silcock, M. Larkman, S. A. Long, R. C. Russell, and S A. Ritchie.  2009.  A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: II. Impact on populations of the mosquito Aedes aegypti.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology.  23: 303-316.

12) Reiter, P.  2007.  Oviposition, dispersal, and survival in Aedes aegypti: Implications for the efficacy of control strategies.  Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 7(2): 261-273.

13) Reiter, P., M. A. Amador, R. A. Anderson, and G. G. Clark.  1995.  Short report: dispersal of Aedes aegypti in an urban area after blood feeding as demonstrated by rubidium-marked eggs. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 52: 177-179.

14) Ritchie, S. A.  2005.  Evolution of dengue control strategies in north Queensland, Australia.  Arbovirus Research in Australia
9: 324-330.


15) Ritchie, S. A., L. P. Rapley, C. Williams, P. H. Johnson, M. Larkman, R. M. Silcock, S. A. Long, and R. C. Russell.  2009.  A lethal ovitrap-based mass trapping scheme for dengue control in Australia: I. Public acceptability and performance of lethal ovitraps.
Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 23: 295-302.


16) Ritchie, S. A., S. A. Long, N. McCaffery, C. Key, G. Lonergan, and C. R. Williams.  2008.  A biodegradable lethal ovitrap for control of container-breeding Aedes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 24(1): 47-53.

17) Russell, R. C., C. E., Webb, C. R. Williams and S. A. Ritchie.  2005.  Mark-release-recapture study to measure dispersal of the mosquito Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 19: 451-457.

18) Sithiprasasna, R., P. Mahapibul, C. Noigamol, M. J. Perich, B. C. Zeichner, R. Burge, S. L. W. Norris, J. W. Jones, S. S. Schleich, and R. E. Coleman. 2003.  Field evaluation of a lethal ovitrap for the control of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand.  Journal of Medical Entomology 40(4): 455-462.

19) United States Air Force.  2006.  Guide to operational surveillance of medically important vectors and pests: operational entomology. Version 2.1, 15 August 2006; first published 1 November 2002.

20) WHO Medical Centre.  2009.  Dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever.  Fact sheet Nš 117.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs117/en/


21) Williams, C. R., R. Bergbauer, M. Geier, D. L. Kline, U. R. Bernier, R. C. Russell, and S. A. Ritchie.  2006.  Laboratory and field assessment of some kairomone blends for host-seeking Aedes aegypti.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 22(4): 641-647.

22) Williams, C. R., S. A. Long, R. C. Russell, and S. A. Ritchie.  2006.  Optimizing ovitrap use for Aedes aegypti in Cairnes, Queensland, Australia: Effects of some abiotic factors on field efficacy. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 22(4): 635–640.

23) Williams, C. R., S. A. Ritchie, S. A. Long, N. Dennison, and R. C. Russell.  2007.  Impact of a Bifenthrin-treated lethal ovitrap on Aedes aegypti oviposition and mortality in North Queensland, Australia.  Journal of Medical Entomology 44(2): 256-262.

24) Zeichner, B. C., and M. J. Perich. 1999.  Laboratory testing of a lethal ovitrap for Aedes aegypti. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 13: 234-238.

25) Zeichner, and M. Debboun.  2011  The Lethal Ovitrap: A response to the Resurgence of Dengue and Chikungunya. Army Medical Department Journal. July-September 2011.


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