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Table 2 Accuracy of determining species of fresh or preserved mosquitoes by near-infrared spectroscopy and a partial least squares (PLS) regression cross-validation

From: Evaluating RNAlater® as a preservative for using near-infrared spectroscopy to predict Anopheles gambiae age and species

Status n No. of PLS Factors Dongola An. arabiensis1 Correct, % G3 An. gambiae s.s.1 Correct, % Average1 Correct, %
Fresh 267 8 82.1 81.3 81.6
Preserved 268 9 76.4 83.4 80.1
  1. n -Number of mosquitoes
  2. 1Values have been presented as weighted mean.