J Trop Med 2018 9;2018:9037616. Epub 2018 Jan 9.
Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vector Control, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI), P.O. Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania.
A study was conducted to assess efficacy of a new repellent brand TRIG (15% N-N Diethyl Benzamide) when compared to DEET (20% N-N Methyl Toluamide). The repellents were tested in laboratory and field. In the laboratory, the repellence was tested on human volunteers, by exposing their repellent-treated arms on starved mosquitoes in cages for 3 minutes at hourly intervals, while counting the landing and probing attempts. Read More