GAT Mosquito Traps Can Be Effective Even without Pesticides

A male Aedes aegypti mosquito crawled in Dr. Grayson Brown's lab at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.  The males do not bite and are identified by a larger, bushier antennal flagellum on their heads.

By Ed Ricciuti With Zika, dengue, and chikungunya spreading, and yellow fever re-emerging, health workers are ramping up surveillance of the ubiquitous Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries these arboviral diseases. Several types of traps and killing agents are available for collecting the insects, but there is a catch: the gear now employed is often too […]