Alcohol ingestion stimulates mosquito attraction.

@article{Shirai2002AlcoholIS,
  title={Alcohol ingestion stimulates mosquito attraction.},
  author={Oshikazu Shirai and Takao Tsuda and Shinya Kitagawa and Ken Naitoh and Taisuke Seki and Kiyoshi Kamimura and Masaaki Morohashi},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          91-6
        }
}
Mosquito bites should be avoided because of the risk of contracting parasitic and viral diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, and several encephalitides. Although humans have been said to suffer more mosquito bites after ingesting liquor, little is known about whether that is true. Thirteen volunteers (12 men from 20 to 58 years old and a 24-year-old woman) were chosen as test hosts and a 30-year-old man was established as a control. We measured ethanol content in sweat, sweat production, and… CONTINUE READING

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