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Fig. 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 2

From: Novel repellents for the blood-sucking insects Rhodnius prolixus and Triatoma infestans, vectors of Chagas disease

Fig. 2

Box plots showing the effect of different doses of the test compounds on the time that Rhodnius prolixus spent in the proximity of a vertebrate host when the insects were exposed to 2-mercaptoethanol, dimethyl sulfide, 2-phenylethanol, and DEET (median, 25th and 75th percentiles are shown; whiskers denote minimum and maximum values). Asterisks denote significant differences among treatments according to Dunnett’s multiple comparison test (*P < 0.05; **P < 0.01, ****P < 0.0001). Host alone a, b and c are control repetitions consisting of exposure to the forearm of the host in the absence of any test compound

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