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Table 5 Schedule of entomological assessments during establishment and consolidation phase (Jan–Dec 2021)

From: EVITA Dengue: a cluster-randomized controlled trial to EValuate the efficacy of Wolbachia-InfecTed Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in reducing the incidence of Arboviral infection in Brazil

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Low season x       x x x x x x
High season   x x x x x       
Procedure
Wolbachia-infected nosquito release xa xa xa xa xa xa xa xa xa xa xa xa
 Adult population monitoring   w w w w w w w w w w w
 PCR testing   bw bw bw bw bw bw bw bw bw bw bw
  1. m monthly, w weekly, bw biweekly (every 2 weeks)
  2. aInitial release in all clusters to occur over a minimum of 16-week period