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The operation in which measures are taken to kill the insect vectors of human disease present in aircraft and in containers (International Health Regulations 1969, Third Annotation Edition [1983], Part I Article 1) (ICAO). Also called disinsection.
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36 Disinsection (ticks, fleas, cockroaches, ants and other household insects) -kv.
They are used to control pests in residential and agricultural settings, to treat head lice and scabies in humans and fleas in pets, for public health vector control, and for disinsection of commercial aircrafts [U.
While the efficacy of these agents themselves has been evaluated extensively, tests have shown the results of disinsection to vary with the insecticide, kind of insect targeted, method of insect exposure, and location of the insects in the aircraft.
These countries, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), say such disinsection is necessary to prevent non-native disease-carrying insects from being unintentionally imported as aircraft stowaways.
Disinsection Pest control of local, open spaces and rolling stock Renfe group.
Disinfection, disinfestation, disinsection garbage chute ducts in residences.