Effectiveness of ammonium solution in relieving type I mosquito bite symptoms: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

@article{Zhai1998EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of ammonium solution in relieving type I mosquito bite symptoms: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Hongbo Zhai and Elias Packman and Howard Ira Maibach},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={297-8}
}
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted to compare the efficacy of ammonium solution with placebo in relieving type I symptoms caused by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes on 25 healthy subjects. Each subject was bitten once under laboratory conditions by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes on the volar aspect of each forearm, and then received the treatment with ammonium solution and placebo, respectively. Compared with placebo, the ammonium solution significantly (p < 0.0001) decreased… CONTINUE READING
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