Manteca Acosta, M.; Santini, M.S.; Pérez, A.A.; Salomón, O.D."Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina" (2017) Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 31(2):161-166
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of insecticide-impregnated curtains against the entry of phlebotomine (Diptera: Psychodidae) flies into experimental slatted hen houses in an area endemic for American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL). Three treatments in experimental dwellings containing three chickens each were applied using, respectively, an impregnated curtain (IC), a non-impregnated curtain (NIC) and no curtain (NC). A control site without chickens (WC) was included. The study used permethrin at 0.05 g/m2. During each month for 1 year, each experimental hen house randomly received all treatments. Phlebotomine sandflies were captured using REDILA BL traps placed inside the hen house. Significant differences in abundances of phlebotomine flies/trap/night were observed between treatments (χ2 = 17853.58, d.f. = 3, P < 0.0001): 59.7% of phlebotomines were captured in the NC treatment, 26.3% in the NIC treatment, 8.0% in the IC treatment and 6.1% in the WC condition. Nyssomyia whitmani (Antunes & Coutinho) was the most abundant species in all collections (89.9%). These results showed a lower abundance of phlebotomines in the experimental hen house in the IC condition than in the hen house in the NC condition (P < 0.05) and that the presence of NIC represents an effective physical barrier against phlebotomines (P < 0.05). Therefore, the use of curtains may be an alternative eco-friendly method for the prevention of indoor ACL transmission in slatted dwellings, which represent a common house type in northeast Argentina. © 2017 The Royal Entomological Society


Documento: Artículo
Título:Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina
Autor:Manteca Acosta, M.; Santini, M.S.; Pérez, A.A.; Salomón, O.D.
Filiación:Instituto Nacional de Medicina Tropical, Ministerio de Salud de la Nación, Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
Red de Investigación de Leishmaniasis en Argentina (REDILA), Argentina
Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud, Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo-Epidemias, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Departamento de Ecología, Genética y Evolución, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Palabras clave:chickens; leishmaniasis; mosquito nets; permethrin; permethrin; insecticide; biological control; disease control; disease transmission; experimental design; fly; leishmaniasis; mosquito; permethrin; poultry; trap (equipment); animal experiment; Argentina; Article; clothing; controlled study; curtain; experimental chicken; female; hen; nonhuman; Nyssomyia; Nyssomyia whitmani; Phlebotominae; population abundance; Psychodidae; skin leishmaniasis; vector control; animal; animal housing; bed; chicken; insect control; insect vector; Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous; parasitology; Psychodidae; Argentina; Diptera; Gallus gallus; Nyssomyia whitmani; Phlebotominae; Psychodidae; Animals; Argentina; Bedding and Linens; Chickens; Housing, Animal; Insect Control; Insect Vectors; Insecticides; Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous; Permethrin; Psychodidae
Página de inicio:161
Página de fin:166
Título revista:Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Título revista abreviado:Med. Vet. Entomol.
CAS:permethrin, 51877-74-8, 52645-53-1; Insecticides; Permethrin


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Manteca Acosta, M., Santini, M.S., Pérez, A.A. & Salomón, O.D. (2017) . Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 31(2), 161-166.
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Manteca Acosta, M., Santini, M.S., Pérez, A.A., Salomón, O.D. "Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina" . Medical and Veterinary Entomology 31, no. 2 (2017) : 161-166.
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Manteca Acosta, M., Santini, M.S., Pérez, A.A., Salomón, O.D. "Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina" . Medical and Veterinary Entomology, vol. 31, no. 2, 2017, pp. 161-166.
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Manteca Acosta, M., Santini, M.S., Pérez, A.A., Salomón, O.D. Evaluation of efficacy of impregnated curtains in experimental hen houses as a phlebotomine control tool in northeast Argentina. Med. Vet. Entomol. 2017;31(2):161-166.