Sökning: "Katinka Pålsson"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Katinka Pålsson.

  1. 1. Ecology and control of Anopheles mosquitoes and human malaria in Guinea Bissau, West Africa

    Författare :Katinka Pålsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Anopheles; Bed nets; Epidemiology; Malaria control; Natural mosquito repellents; Plasmodium; Ekologi; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; Entomology; entomologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the relationship between risk of exposure to infective Anophelesmosquitoes and different environmental factors, in particular house construction, presence ofdomestic animals and house location, in coastal Guinea Bissau, West Africa. The potentialeffect of permethrin-impregnated bed nets on mosquito abundance in bed rooms, and on thePlasmodium parasite prevalence in children was also analysed. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Plant-Derived Chemicals as Tick Repellents

    Författare :Samira Sadek Garboui; Thomas Jaenson; Katinka Pålsson; Raimondas Mozuraitis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Ixodes ricinus; plants; essential oils; tick repellent; Sweden; Biology; Biologi;

    Sammanfattning : Ixodes ricinus is the main vector of Lyme borreliosis and Tick-borne encephalitis in Europe. Repellents provide a practical means of protection against tick bites and can therefore reduce transmission of tick-borne diseases. LÄS MER