Insecticides

    

Insecticides and insecticide-treated materials (nets, blankets, clothing)

WHO cone

The WHO Cone test is one of the first laboratory test used to evaluate the toxicity and residual activity of insecticide-treated materials and surfaces.

WHO tube

The WHO tube test is a well-established laboratory test which is used to evaluate toxicity of insecticides and insecticide-treated surfaces. This test can also be used to verify the susceptibility of wild mosquito populations to insecticides.

Tunnel test

The tunnel test serves as a half-way measure between lab and field testing and is used to evaluate toxicity and residual activity of insecticide-treated materials and surfaces. This work is done at our Pamverc field site. 

Sphere test

This is a laboratory test used to evaluate toxicity of insecticides and insecticide-treated material/netting.

Semi-field

We have several field sites across the world which allows us to tests products under semi-field conditions using experimental huts in appropriate field location.

Field

Our many field sites are ideal locations for full evaluation of a product and are suitable for community level interventions with baseline data on the entomology and epidemiology of malaria and other arthropod-borne diseases. These tests are part of a WHOPES Phase III trial.