BG-Sentinel as effective tool to monitor Aedes albopictus and other mosquito species

Written by Ingeborg Schleip October 24th, 2014
40 to 50 BGS traps were utilized during an intensive 5-year surveillance as part of an ‘Area-wide Management Program for the Asian Tiger Mosquito’ in NJ, USA. The results are now published. The authors say that the Biogents Sentinel (BGS) trap is a...

Comparison of 4 traps used for mosquito monitoring and surveillance programs: The BG-Sentinel trap is probably the best solution

Written by Ingeborg Schleip June 18th, 2014
Four different traps, Biogents Sentinel trap (BG trap), Heavy Duty Encephalitis Vector Survey trap (EVS trap), Centres for Disease Control miniature light trap (CDC trap) and Mosquito Magnet Patriot Mosquito trap (MM trap) were compared in a 4×4...

Press release: 1400 households, 450 Biogents traps, uncounted dengue mosquitoes – a long-term study in Brazil

Written by Ingeborg Schleip April 27th, 2014
Regensburg 2014/03/27 – Dengue fever is widely distributed in Brazil and other tropical and subtropical regions and a constant threat to the local population. Dengue is mosquito-borne virus that infects up to 100 million people each year. Because...