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Volume 26, Number 5—May 2020

Mosquito Control Activities during Local Transmission of Zika Virus, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA, 2016

Janet C. McAllisterComments to Author , Mario Porcelli, Johana M. Medina, Mark J. Delorey, C. Roxanne Connelly1, Marvin S. Godsey, Nicholas A. Panella, Nicole Dzuris, Karen A. Boegler, Joan L. Kenney, Linda Kothera, Lucrecia Vizcaino, Audrey E. Lenhart, John-Paul Mutebi, and Chalmers Vasquez
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (J.C. McAllister, M.J. Delorey, M.S. Godsey, N.A. Panella, K.A. Boegler, J.L. Kenney, L. Kothera, J.-P. Mutebi); Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control Division, Miami, Florida, USA (M. Porcelli, J.M. Medina, C. Vasquez); Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Vero Beach, Florida, USA (C.R. Connelly); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (N. Dzuris, L. Vizcaino, A.E. Lenhart)

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Table 1

Mosquito control products used by the county Mosquito Control program, Miami-Dade County Florida, USA, 2016

Product name Active Ingredient Life stage targeted Method of application Application rate
Biomist* Permethrin/piperonyl butoxide Adult Backpack/truck 0.0035 lb/acre
Duet* Sumithrin and prallethrin Adult Backpack/truck 0.0035 lb/acre
Zenivex† Etofenprox Adult Truck 0.0035 lb/acre
DeltaGard‡ Deltamethrin Adult Truck 0.0035 lb/acre and 0.007 lb/acre
Dibrom§ Naled Adult Airplane 0.1 lb/acre
Vectobac WGD¶ Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis Larva Truck/airplane/hand 0.5 lb/acre
??Abate# Temephos Larva Backpack/hand **
Altosid† Methoprene Larva Hand **

†Central Life Sciences,
‡Bayer CropScience LP, Rate of application was increased to the maximum amount allowable by the label after field trials to determine effective rate were concluded October 10, 2016.
¶Valent Biosciences,
**Application rate depended on the container.

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1Current affiliation. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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