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Research Article

Efficacy of a Mosaic Long-Lasting Insecticide Net, PermaNet 3.0, against Wild Populations of Culex quinquefasciatus in Experimental Huts in Togo

Table 5

Summary of results for free-flying wild Culex quinquefasciatus (36 nights) in experimental huts (Akodésséwa, Togo).

Arm 1
Untreated
net
Arm 2
PermaNet 2.0
20 washes
Arm 3
PermaNet 3.0
20 washes
Arm 4
PermaNet 2.0
unwashed
Arm 5
PermaNet 3.0 unwashed
Arm 6
Polyester net
before exhaust.

Total females caught190241179177158278
Females caught/night5.28a6.69b4.97a4.92a4.39a7.72b
Deterrence (%)5.796.8416.84

Total females verandah71124115100109122
Exophily (%)37.37a51.45b64.25c,d56.50b,c68.99d43.88a
95% Confidence limits30.84–44.5345.15–57.7056.88–70.8549.07–63.5861.24–75.6038.18–49.80
Induced Exophily (%)22.4942.9130.5450.48NS

Total females blood fed8768274421108
Blood fed (%)45.79a28.22b15.08c24.86b13.29c38.85a
95% Confidence limits38.86–52.9322.98–34.3210.72–21.3219.17–31,909.02–19.7933.33–44.75
Blood feeding inhibition (%)38.3867.0645.7170.97NS
Personal protection21.8468.9749.4375.860.00

Total females dead203031233227
Overall mortality (%)10.53a,b12.45a,b17.32b12.99a,b20.25b9.71a
95% Confidence limits7.06–15.998.97–17.4212.61–23.788.96–19.0314.86–27.446.86–13.96
Corrected for control (%)2.157.592.7610.87
Overall insecticidal effect5.886.471.767.064.12

Values (or data) in the same row sharing a letter superscript do not differ significantly ( ).

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