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Ivermectin has been shown in in vitro studies to have insecticidal properties against Aedes aegypti adults. This study aimed to assess these properties in vivo. Aedes aegypti survival was not affected by acquiring a blood meal from humans both 5 hours and 24 hours after ingestion of a typical dose of ivermectin.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health

Publication Date

03/2013

Volume

44

Pages

179 - 181

Keywords

Aedes, Animals, Antiparasitic Agents, Female, Humans, Insect Vectors, Ivermectin