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Table 1 LT50 ± SE values for adult An. gambiae s.s. and Cx. quinquefasciatus exposed to dry conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for variable periods of time.

From: Infection of malaria (Anopheles gambiae s.s.) and filariasis (Culex quinquefasciatus) vectors with the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae

Species Exposure time Sex LT50 ± SE1 p-value2
    Control Treated  
An. gambiae s.s. continuous female 11.00 ± 0.58 5.08 ± 1.61 0.030
  continuous male 7.65 ± 1.60 3.75 ± 0.29 0.042
  48 hrs female 10.31 ± 1.30 3.80 ± 0.25 0.076
  48 hrs male 11.66 ± 4.28 3.15 ± 0.37 0.125
  24 hrs female 8.87 ± 1.32 3.39 ± 0.28 0.010
  24 hrs male 11.68 ± 1.16 3.29 ± 0.59 0.048
Cx. quinquefasciatus continuous female 13.33 ± 2.91 3.88 ± 0.19 0.010
  continuous male 18.00 ± 1.00 3.24 ± 0.23 0.010
  1. 1 standard error; 2 paired t-test