"DEET" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A compound used as a topical insect repellent that may cause irritation to eyes and mucous membranes, but not to the skin.
- N,N Diethyltoluamide
- N,N Diethyl 3 methylbenzamide
- N,N Diethyl m toluamide
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Below are the most recent publications written about "DEET" by people in Profiles.
Neurological deficits induced by malathion, DEET, and permethrin, alone or in combination in adult rats. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2004 Feb 27; 67(4):331-56.
Co-exposure to pyridostigmine bromide, DEET, and/or permethrin causes sensorimotor deficit and alterations in brain acetylcholinesterase activity. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2004 Feb; 77(2):253-62.
Effects of daily dermal application of DEET and epermethrin, alone and in combination, on sensorimotor performance, blood-brain barrier, and blood-testis barrier in rats. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2001 Apr 06; 62(7):523-41.
Locomotor and sensorimotor performance deficit in rats following exposure to pyridostigmine bromide, DEET, and permethrin, alone and in combination. Toxicol Sci. 2001 Apr; 60(2):305-14.
Topical use of DEET insect repellent as a cause of severe encephalopathy in a healthy adult male. Acad Emerg Med. 1999 Dec; 6(12):1295-7.
Seizure following brief exposure to the insect repellent N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide. Ann Emerg Med. 1992 Mar; 21(3):315-7.