Efficacy of repellent products against caged and free flying Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes.

@article{Trongtokit2005EfficacyOR,
  title={Efficacy of repellent products against caged and free flying Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes.},
  author={Yuwadee Trongtokit and Christopher F. Curtis and Yupha Rongsriyam},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={1423-31}
}
The efficacy of 9 repellents (8 commercial repellents and one product under development) was evaluated on the skin at dosages of 0.65 and 1.7 mg of product/cm2, the latter dosage being the industrial standard for deet based repellents. The repellents were applied to the arm or lower leg of a human subject and tested against Anopheles stephensi in a cage or flying freely in a mosquito-proof room. In the cage tests, a product with 20% p-menthane-3, 8-diol (PMD) active ingredient provided complete… CONTINUE READING

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