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Unformatted text preview: Announcements Last PLQs will be posted today Final iClicker update (to Compass) will take place Wednesday Dec. 9 Last Online HW #9 is due tomorrow Op-Ed papers due in lecture on Wed. Make sure to put TAs name on front page . Resistance in Malaria one arms race after another Where can resistance arise? Anopheles resistance to Plasmodium Human resistance to Plasmodium Anopheles resistance to human insecticides Plasmodium resistance to antimalarial drugs Malaria Rates in India Vector control killing Anopheles to prevent infectious bites DDT still one of the most commonly detected pesticides in breast milk DDT stays in the environment for as long as 90 years Vector control killing Anopheles to prevent infectious bites Banned in US in 1972 Still used today to control Anopheles in malaria regions Banned throughout most of the world in 2004 Malaria Rates in India Insecticide resistance Anopheles resistance to insecticides Chandre et al. 1999. Bull. World Health Organization, 77(3): 230-234 What causes resistance to insecticides?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course IB 150 taught by Professor Caceres,c during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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