Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Synthetic structural relatives of naturally occurring pyrethrins. For example Allethrin I (allyl homologue of Cinerin I) or Permethrin. . Permethrin is a chlorinated pyrethroid with higher toxicity in various applications. insects.

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A mosquito repellent WHO recommendation for the tropics refers to repellents and bed nets. Here "long-acting low-volatile pyrethroids such as deltamethrin, alpha-cypermethrin, permethrin are used. With such "long lasting insectidial mosquito nets" ILIN`s mosquito nets are impregnated in Africa. Clothing prepared in this way can also be used as tick protection.