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Temephos Resistance in Aedes aegypti in Colombia Compromises Dengue Vector Control

  • Nelson Grisales,

    Affiliations: Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Rodolphe Poupardin,

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Santiago Gomez,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Biología, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Idalyd Fonseca-Gonzalez,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Biología, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

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  • Hilary Ranson,

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Audrey Lenhart mail

    ajl8@cdc.gov

    Affiliations: Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: September 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002438

About the Authors

Nelson Grisales, Rodolphe Poupardin, Hilary Ranson, Audrey Lenhart
Department of Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Nelson Grisales
Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Santiago Gomez, Idalyd Fonseca-Gonzalez
Instituto de Biología, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Audrey Lenhart
Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ajl8@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AL HR IFG NG. Performed the experiments: NG RP SG. Analyzed the data: AL HR NG RP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AL HR IFG. Wrote the paper: NG AL HR.