Journal of Parasitology Research / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Comparison of Repellency Effect of Mosquito Repellents for DEET, Citronella, and Fennel Oil

Table 3

Repellency and CPT of 5% fennel oil against Aedes albopictus in laboratory test.

 UntreatedRepellency (%) (±SE) at hours after treatmentCPT (min)
0 h 1 h 2 h
  (%) (%) (%)

V123673.91152.2115.23
V221385.71052.4766.73
V321481957.11052.43
V42019513352003
V5210100861.91052.413
V620290105018503
V72038557510503
V82001001050105023
V9210100481766.723
V1022490.9863.61054.53
V11200100860105023
V1222266.7481.8863.63
V1324483.36751154.23

AVG21.15 ± 0.362.23 ± 0.5488.57 ± 2.968.15 ± 0.7761.15 ± 3.8510.92 ± 1.0747.36 ± 5.788.38 ± 1.12

The number () of mosquitoes landing on arm of each volunteer was counted per hour for 2 h. Repellency () was calculated each hour and complete protection time (CPT) was determined by calculating the number of minutes from the time of repellent application to the first mosquito landing.

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