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Field Evaluation of Plant-based Mosquito Control

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00116766
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 1, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 2, 2016
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Yunnan Institute
Information provided by:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Brief Summary:
Isolated minority communities in China use traditional plant-based methods of mosquito control. This study is evaluating 4 plants used in this way by monitoring mosquitoes entering houses on nights when the plants are being used in this way. A blind, placebo controlled study design will monitor plant use and record mosquito species / numbers caught in CDC light traps indoors over 3 months.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Malaria Arbovirus Infections Device: anti-mosquito plant use Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 240 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Field Evaluation of Malaria Vector Control Using Traditional Plant-based Anti-mosquito Measures in Yunnan Province, P.R. China
Study Start Date : July 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reduction in vector mosquitoes entering houses [ Time Frame: per night over 45 nights ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reduced human biting by mosquitoes [ Time Frame: per night over 45 nights ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Existing use of traditional plant-based methods of mosquito control

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known allergy to plants in use
  • Respiratory illness
  • Infants under 6 years in house

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Sponsors and Collaborators
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Yunnan Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nigel Hill, PhD London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Principal Investigator: Hong Ning Zhou, MSc Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00116766     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DIF28
First Posted: July 1, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2016
Last Verified: February 2007

Keywords provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine:
mosquitoes
malaria
vector control
plant-based

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malaria
Arbovirus Infections
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Virus Diseases