[Experimental evaluation in mice of vitamin B complex repellent activity against Culex quinquefasciatus].

@article{Silva1995ExperimentalEI,
  title={[Experimental evaluation in mice of vitamin B complex repellent activity against Culex quinquefasciatus].},
  author={M de F Silva and L{\'u}cia Maria Almeida Braz and Vicente Amato Neto and Jose C. C. Martins and Attilio di Pietro and E Mazzucati},
  journal={Revista do Hospital das Clinicas},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={55-7}
}
One untested but widely held opinion in Brazil is that oral use of vitamin B complex is useful as a mosquito repellent. We exposed Balb-C mice to a large number of Culex quinquefasciatus females, after giving vitamin B complex to mice (drops by mouth). There was no difference between mice attractiveness to mosquitoes in the vitamin B group compared to… CONTINUE READING