Liberia Insecticide Treated Durable Wall Linings Study: Protocol for a Cluster Randomised Trial (DL)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02448745|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 1, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Malaria, Falciparum Anemia||Device: Insecticide treated wall lining||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||6317 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 1, 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 1, 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 1, 2017|
No Intervention: Control
21 clusters composed of one or more villages with a total number of 30 to 70 children under 5 years old. Routine distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets is the only malaria control intervention.
21 clusters composed of one or more villages with a total of 30 to 70 children under 5 years old. Routine distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets is available and in addition insecticide treated wall lining is installed in all sleeping areas with homeowner consent. All 4 walls and the ceiling are covered with lining.
Device: Insecticide treated wall lining
Polypropylene non-woven fabric.
- Malaria Prevalence [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Tested by mRDT and PCR
- Hemoglobin [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Hemoglobin measured by Hemocue 301
- Fever [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Number of participants with Fever, defined as tympanic temperature above 37.5C
- Mosquito biting rate. [ Time Frame: 2 months ]Mosquitoes trapped indoors and outdoors using light traps and exit traps.
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|Bomi County Health Team|
|Tubmanburg, Bomi County, Liberia|
|Principal Investigator:||David J Giesbrecht, MSc||Study Coordinator|