SOUTHEAST LABORATORIES, INC.


 A LETHAL MOSQUITO
   BREEDING TRAP

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The Problem: Mosquito-borne disease




                                      2
Malaria:   3 billion+ at risk
           300,000,000-500,000,000 infections/year
           1,000,000-3,000,000 deaths/yea...
Areas endemic to malaria




                           4
Filariasis: >1 billion at risk
 100,000-300,000 infected




                                 5
Areas infected with lymphatic
          filariasis




                                6
Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever:
 Worldwide in tropical and subtropical areas
Common throughout Caribbean-threat to US...
Other Mosquito-borne viruses: a widely distributed
                          threat




                   WN to USA
     ...
Area of deadly mosquito vectored
            diseases




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Control of many mosquito-borne diseases still depends
largely on a 2,000-year-old technology: Bed Nets!




              ...
Our response: A Lethal Trap
Turns the Mosquitoes Biology Against Itself




                                              ...
Surface with raised edge
    collects rainwater to
    refill trap
    Entry holes covered to
    prevent UV degradation
 ...
Trap is secured to the
ground using inexpensive
golf tees.




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14
15
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Mosquitoes are attracted to the trap by species-
            specific pheromones




                                     ...
Pheromone plus Skatole dramatically
                             improves trap catches:
                       14-fold com...
Marketing unpackaged, no
Wholesale – Shipments in bulk, unassembled,
package advertising.
 –   Third World Countries, WHO,...
Manufacturing




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COMPETITOR PRODUCTS




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Lethal Trap

  1. 1. SOUTHEAST LABORATORIES, INC. A LETHAL MOSQUITO BREEDING TRAP 1
  2. 2. The Problem: Mosquito-borne disease 2
  3. 3. Malaria: 3 billion+ at risk 300,000,000-500,000,000 infections/year 1,000,000-3,000,000 deaths/year 3
  4. 4. Areas endemic to malaria 4
  5. 5. Filariasis: >1 billion at risk 100,000-300,000 infected 5
  6. 6. Areas infected with lymphatic filariasis 6
  7. 7. Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: Worldwide in tropical and subtropical areas Common throughout Caribbean-threat to USA 7
  8. 8. Other Mosquito-borne viruses: a widely distributed threat WN to USA 1999 8
  9. 9. Area of deadly mosquito vectored diseases 9
  10. 10. Control of many mosquito-borne diseases still depends largely on a 2,000-year-old technology: Bed Nets! 10
  11. 11. Our response: A Lethal Trap Turns the Mosquitoes Biology Against Itself 11
  12. 12. Surface with raised edge collects rainwater to refill trap Entry holes covered to prevent UV degradation of larvicide Interior can be sticky or treated with contact insecticide to kill resting adults after oviposition (no environmental release) “Pan” area to hold water and larvicide Overflow ports 12
  13. 13. Trap is secured to the ground using inexpensive golf tees. 13
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  18. 18. Mosquitoes are attracted to the trap by species- specific pheromones 18
  19. 19. Pheromone plus Skatole dramatically improves trap catches: 14-fold compared to water control 5-fold compared to skatole or pheromone alone 80 60 Egg Rafts/Day 40 20 0 Control Skatole Pheromone Pheromone 0 1 2 3 4 5 10-4 μg/l + Skatole 19
  20. 20. Marketing unpackaged, no Wholesale – Shipments in bulk, unassembled, package advertising. – Third World Countries, WHO, Unicef, etc. – Pest Control Companies – National, State, and Local governments – Armed Services Retail – Individually packaged. fully assembled, point-of-sale advertising, media advertising. – Home Depot, Lowes, Wal Mart, and similar channels overseas. 20
  21. 21. Manufacturing 21
  22. 22. COMPETITOR PRODUCTS 22
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