Repellent Effectiveness of Permot Leaf Ethanol Extract (Passiflora Foetida Linn.) against Aedes Aegypti Adult Mosquitoes

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Title Repellent Effectiveness of Permot Leaf Ethanol Extract (Passiflora Foetida Linn.) against Aedes Aegypti Adult Mosquitoes
Creator Qadafi, David Mohamad
Hastutiek, Poedji
Maslachah, Lilik
Suprihati, Endang
Hambal, Muhammad
Permot Leaf, Passiflora foetida, Aedes aegypti, Repellent, ethanol ectract, mosquito.
Description Indonesia is one of the largest tropical countries in the world and various diseases can arise in the tropics which are caused by animals as vectors. An example of a vector that can carry diseases is a mosquito. Mosquitoes are insects that live side by side with humans buy act as vectors of disease. Mosquito Aedes aegypti is a type of mosquito that can carry the virus that causes Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. This research was conducted to determine the effectiveness of Permot leaf ethanol extract (Passiflora foetida L.) as an alternative repellent against adult mosquitoes Aedes aegypti. This research was conducted from October to December 2020 and used Permot leaf ethanol extract consisting of 3 cream concentrations, namely 2.5%, 5%, 7.5%, negative control using cream without permot leaf ethanol extract and positive control using mosquito cream. The data of this study were tested using one way ANOVA to find the effectiveness rate and comparations of the each Permot leaf repellent extract. This study proven that the permot leaf ethanol extract is effective as a repellent for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
Date 2021-09-15
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Source Journal of Parasite Science; Vol 5, No 1 (2021): Journal of Parasite Science; 25-30
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Journal of Parasite Science

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