CLINICAL PEARL- EFFECTIVE INSECT REPELLENT

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As alternatives to N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET)-containing insect repellent, consider those with picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus. Evidence indicates that these work as well as DEET products of similar concentration (www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/qa/insect_repellent.htm. Accessed June 11, 2007).
—Melissa Raue, PA-C, Ridgefield, Conn. (106-19)

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