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- Patocchi, Nicola, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2015 v.8 no.1 pp. 208
- Aedes albopictus; Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis; breeding sites; control methods; diflubenzuron; disease transmission; invasive species; monitoring; ovitraps; permethrin; risk; Alps region; Italy; Switzerland
- ... BACKGROUND: In Ticino, a canton located south of the Alps in Switzerland, a surveillance programme on Aedes albopictus (Stegomyia albopicta) started in 2000 seeing that the region was considered at high risk of introduction based on the rapid spread of this mosquito in neighbouring Italy. METHODS: The surveillance programme, which is still ongoing, was adapted continuously to handle preventive mea ...
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