Skip to main content

Advertisement

Figure 1 | Malaria Journal

Figure 1

From: Made-to-measure malaria vector control strategies: rational design based on insecticide properties and coverage of blood resources for mosquitoes

Figure 1

Simulated predictions of the comparative transmission control advantages (>one-fold) and disadvantages (<one-fold) of specific target product profiles, and combinations thereof, as a function of the baseline proportion of human exposure to vector bites occurring indoors ( π h,i ) and the baseline proportion of blood meals obtained from humans by the vector population ( Q h ). In all simulated scenarios [1416], high demographic coverage (C h = 0.8) is assumed for personal protection products with A: toxic versus repellent properties used both indoors and outdoors; B: repellent properties that can be used indoors and outdoors versus indoors alone; and, C: repellent properties that can be used indoors and outdoors combined with an exclusively indoor-applicable toxic product versus the exclusively indoor toxic product alone. In all scenarios, all toxicity is assumed to act on contact before mosquitoes feed so that products with toxic (θ μ,pre =0.8, θ μ,post =0) and repellent (θ Δ =0.8) profiles confer equivalent personal protection (ρ = 0.8) and differ only in the level of community-level protection achieved [1416].

Back to article page