Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

These are step by step descriptions of strategies optimized during the Area-wide Project for Management of the Asian tiger mosquito.

Truck mounted larviciding with Methoprene

Truck mounted larviciding with Bti

Bioassays for Methoprene

Bioassays for Bti

Aedes albopictus BG-Sentinel trapping recommendations

Adulticide (DUET) application standard operating procedure

Ovitrap surveillance (link to a powerpoint from AMCA2012)

Rapid assay for identification of blood meals in Aedes albopictus

IMPORTANT:

Anyone using these protocols please acknowledge Cooperative Agreement USDAARS-58-6615-8-105 between USDA-ARS and Rutgers University. If you need clarification or a discussion of strategy, approach, troubleshooting, etc. please contact an ATM team member.

MATERIALS FROM THE USDA AREA-WIDE PROJECT

1. Fully characterized susceptible reference strain of Ae. albopictus, ATM-NJ95, is available from NIH (NIAID) funded BEI Resources web catalog - reference NR-48979. Specimens are available free of charge - NIAID will even cover shipping and handling.
2. Webpage

Anyone using these resources please acknowledge Cooperative Agreement USDAARS-58-6615-8-105 between USDA-ARS and Rutgers University. If you need clarification or a discussion of strategy, approach, etc. please contact anĀ ATM team member.