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Date of creation
2010-03-09 15:58 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-10 17:02 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-10 17:02 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Guidance for Contained Field Trials of Vector Mosquitoes Engineered to Contain a Gene Drive System - Recommendations of a Scientific Working Group
M. Benedict, P. D'Abbs, S. Dobson, M. Gottlieb, L. Harrington, S. Higgs, A. James, S. James, B. Knols, J. Lavery, S. O'Neill, T. Scott, W. Takken, Y. Toure
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
140 Huguenot Street, 3rd Floor
New Rochelle, NY
United States of America, 10801-5215
Phone:+ 1914 740 2100,+1 800 M-LIEBERT
Fax:+1 914 740 2101
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
These recommendations represent the response of a group of involved scientists to the need for guidance to aid researchers, government authorities, and community leaders as they consider the design and implementation of field trials to assess the safety and efficacy of genetic strategies for reducing the transmission of diseases by mosquito vectors.
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
  • Risk assessment and risk management
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
  • 5. Risk assessment of living modified mosquitoes species that act as vectors of human and animal diseases
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Article (journal / magazine / newspaper)
DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2007.0273
Publisher and its location
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, New Rochelle, NY
© Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
40-page PDF file
Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases Journal
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Official Citation:

April 2008, 8(2): 127-166. doi:10.1089/vbz.2007.0273.