Relative repellency of two formulations of N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) and permethrin-treated clothing against Culex sitiens and Aedes vigilax in Thailand.

@article{Harbach1990RelativeRO,
  title={Relative repellency of two formulations of N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) and permethrin-treated clothing against Culex sitiens and Aedes vigilax in Thailand.},
  author={Ralph E. Harbach and D. B. Tang and Robert Andrew Wirtz and J. B. Gingrich},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={641-4}
}
Field tests were conducted to compare the effectiveness of 2 repellent formulations of N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) in combination with permethrin-impregnated military uniforms against Culex sitiens and Aedes vigilax in Thailand. Repellency was determined during a 2 h crepuscular period using volunteers who had been treated with repellents 6, 8, 10, and 12 h prior to the end of each test period. An extended-duration repellent formulation (EDRF) containing 35% deet repelled significantly… CONTINUE READING

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