Disinsection is the action to prevent and combat anthropods that transmit different pathogens, causing human illness and creating physical discomfort. Much of the contagious diseases such as food poisoning, cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever, tetanus and various parasites are transmitted by insects being spread all over the globe and multiplying very quickly. The means of fighting against harmful anthropods can be defensive and curative (offensive).
* Prophylactic (preventive) refers to the proper and permanent application of hygienic and sanitary measures, good management of the objective in order to minimize deposits of organic matter in the decomposition, favorable to the development of larvae and to the access of adult insects to food. It is permanent and should be done every 3 months.
* Curative (combat or therapeutics) consists in the execution of some fighting actions in the outbreak, aiming at the rapid destruction of the existing pests. It is performed at repeated intervals of 10-14 days for the destruction of outbreaks, followed by prophylactic disinsection.