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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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DIEGUEZ FERNANDEZ, Lorenzo et al. Sewage ditch as breeding place of Stegomyia aegypti: Entomological aspect to consider in the species control. AMC [online]. 2008, vol.12, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

The presence of Stegomyia aegypti is reported, important vector of the dengue/ hemorrhagic dengue in a rare deposit, a ditch with sewage pouring extremely polluted. This finding seems to be the result of unfavourable conditions inner homes due to the intense and extensive days of focal and adulticide treatment carried out in all the urban universe attended by the hospital. That is why inquiry actions should be extreme to detect and to destroy all probable mosquitos breeding place in the perihome, to implement integrated actions that include biological, physical, chemical and educational as required to establish sanitary-epidemiological barriers that prevent the presence and the spread of the species in the territory

Keywords : Sewange; Entomology; Aedes; Epidemiologic surveillance; Vector control; Dengue [prevention].

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