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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