Insecticide Resistance Monitoring

Dallas County Health and Human Services - 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Telephone: 214-819-2000

As part of vector control program within its Environmental Health Division, DCHHS performs insecticide spraying to control mosquito breeding in order to help prevent possible outbreak of encephalitis or associated diseases. Knowledge as to the levels of insecticide resistance occurring in the local mosquito populations is essential to the planning and successful execution of the mosquito control program.

The following graphs are the most recent insecticide resistance monitoring results in Dallas County.

2014 Data
2013 Data