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- Lee, Si Hyeock, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Pest management science 2015 v.71 no.6 pp. 842-849
- Cimex lectularius; Culex quinquefasciatus; DDT (pesticide); blood; cross resistance; deltamethrin; evolution; females; hematophagous insects; humans; insect vectors; insecticide resistance; metabolism; permethrin; pesticide application; piperonyl butoxide; public health; pyrethrins; synergism; synergists
- ... BACKGROUND: Pyrethroids are the insecticides of choice when exposure to humans is likely, such as occurs in vector and public‐health‐related control programs. Unfortunately, the pyrethroids share a common resistance mechanism with dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), knockdown resistance (kdr), and prior extensive use of DDT has predisposed the pyrethroids to cross‐resistance via kdr. Given the ...