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Table 1 Summary of P. yoelii malaria infection parameters

From: Interactions between a fungal entomopathogen and malaria parasites within a mosquito vector

Exposure day Fungal treatment Oocyst prevalence Oocyst intensity Sporozoites per oocyst (×10 3 )
N Mean ± SE Median N Mean ± SE Median
Day 0 Fungus 0.9 18 31.72 ± 9.93 8.5 17 11.44 ± 5.01 5.93
  Control 0.9 18 40.67 ± 7.07 47 18 6.38 ± 1.10 5.60
Day 3 Fungus 0.75 15 38.33 ± 14.05 14 14 10.10 ± 3.67 5.71
  Control 0.7 14 24.29 ± 9.07 11 14 6.35 ± 1.12 6.06
  1. Oocyst prevalence represents the proportion of An. stephensi mosquitoes with ≥1 oocyst in a sample of n = 20 mosquitoes per treatment. Of the infected mosquitoes (N), we report the mean (± standard error) and median estimates for oocyst intensity and number of sporozoites per oocyst. The sample number decreases slightly in the sporozoite per oocyst because the PCR failed for some of the midgut samples.