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Table 1 Capacity for insecticide resistance monitoring

From: Management of insecticides for use in disease vector control: a global survey

  United Nations Regional Group
African Asia-Pacific Latin American & Caribbean European & Othersa
Topic % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Insecticide susceptibility testing 68 (28) 70 (30) 80 (25) 30 (10)
Representative sentinel sites established 50 (28) 57 (30) 36 (25) 10 (10)
Insectaries in place for bioassays 57 (28) 50 (30) 68 (25) 40 (10)
Molecular testing of resistance 39 (28) 17 (30) 28 (25) 20 (10)
Biochemical testing of resistance 36 (28) 20 (30) 24 (25) 20 (10)
  1. Data presented as % of responding countries per Regional Group that gave a positive response regarding each topic (n indicates number of responding countries for each topic)
  2. a Western & Eastern Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand