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Bioassays

Arm-in-Cage

This assay that tests the efficacy of mosquito repellents and attractants. Mosquitos are released into the main cage. A volunteer places their arm(s) into the protected tubes and the number of landings on the mesh are recorded. The volunteer's arm can be treated with repellents.


Immo A. Hansen
Dept of Biology
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces,
NM 88003-8001
(575) 646-7719
immoh@nmsu.edu