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    • Evaluation of premise condition index in the context of Aedes aegypti control in Marília, São Paulo, Brazil. 

      Andrighetti, M T M; Galvani, K C; da Graça Macoris, M L (‎2009-12)‎
      The dengue control programme in Brazil involves house-to-house inspection in each municipality, on a bimonthly basis, for vector control and education activities. The sustainability of this strategy has been questioned due to its failure in interrupting dengue transmission and also by the exhaustion of field workers and lack of active cooperation by populations due to the tedious routine of bimonthly visits to all houses. An evaluation of the infestation of Aedes aegypti by larval, pupal and adult collection, and classification of houses with the ...