This insect repellent spray protects against mosquitoes, sand flies and other biting insects that can transmit diseases such as malaria, Japanese encephalitis or the Zika virus.(1-4) It can also protect against ticks– however, it is not a substitute for a tick-borne encephalitis vaccination!(5)
Mosquito Guard® can be purchased in all public pharmacies in Austria.
Manufacturer: DAKEM S.A. Frankreich; Distribution in Austria: Valneva Austria GmbH
For more information, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Abdel-Ghaffar F. et al. Length of tick repellency depends on formulation of the repellent compound (icaridin = Saltidin®): tests on Ixodes persulcatus and Ixodes ricinus placed on hands and clothes. Parasitol Res. 2015 Aug;114(8):3041-5.