Repellents and other personal protection strategies against Aedes albopictus.

  title={Repellents and other personal protection strategies against Aedes albopictus.},
  author={Carl E Schreck and Terrence P. Mcgovern},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  volume={5 2},
Five chemical repellents, a controlled-release repellent formulation, Avon Skin-So-Soft bath oil and permethrin-impregnated clothing fabric were assayed for personal protection against bites of Aedes albopictus. On skin the chemical repellents provided significant (P = 0.05) protection from biting; however, Ae. albopictus was more sensitive to the repellents than the standard, Ae. aegypti. Two experimental repellents provided 6-7 h protection from bites, 25% deet in ethanol provided greater… CONTINUE READING

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