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Table 3 Cone bioassay results on An. dirus s.s.: Average mosquito knockdown (A) and mosquito mortality rates (B)

From: A phase III trial to evaluate the efficacy, fabric integrity and community acceptance of Netprotect® using a recommended long-lasting insecticidal net as positive control

A CTN Netprotect® PermaNet® 2.0
  N KD% (a) N KD% (a) N KD% (a)
   b   b   b
1 Week 28 74.2 (28.7) 21 92.6 (14.5) 26 95.3 (10.4)
13.2 5.3 4.3
6 Months 31 97.5 (8.0) 27 99.8 (1.9) 28 100
2.1 0.3  
12 Months 28 56.3 (47.0) 26 84.4 (26.5) 27 88.4 (24.4)
13.4 9.3 5.6
18 Months    29 91.8 (14.4) 27 93.5 (13.0)
  6.3 6.2
24 Months    29 78.8 (19.4) 30 85.7 (18.9)
  11.9 10.8
30 Months    25 85.0 (20.4) 28 86.5 (18.3)
  7.7 7.6
36 Months    24 81.7 (20.3) 27 87.2 (15.5)
  9.2 8.8
B CTN Netprotect® PermaNet® 2.0
  N Mortality% (a) N Mortality% (a) N Mortality% (a)
  b b b
1 Week 28 81.5 (24.2) 21 98.2 (6.6) 26 99.2 (3.9)
10.1 2.0 1.1
6 Months 31 97.3 (7.8) 27 99.5 (3.0) 28 100
2.6 0.8  
12 Months 28 64.1 (48.4) 26 85.7 (23.3) 27 91.3 (18.1)
12.5 9.5 6.0
18 Months    29 89.7 (17.6) 27 92.1 (17.1)
  8.2 7.6
24 Months    29 84.1 (22.9) 30 92.1 (13.4)
  9.4 6.8
30 Months    25 89.3 (16.3) 28 90.8 (14.9)
  6.5 6.2
36 Months    24 82.9 (25.0) 27 88.6 (15.2)
  9.6 8.9
  1. CTN = conventionally-treated net, KD = knockdown, a = between net relative standard deviation (%), b = within-net variability (%).