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Table 1 Anopheline mosquitoes collected and exiting into verandah and window traps in the ICON Maxx experimental hut trials in Muheza and Moshi, Tanzania in 2008

From: Evaluation of ICON Maxx, a long-lasting treatment kit for mosquito nets: experimental hut trials against anopheline mosquitoes in Tanzania

  Untreated net ICON Maxx ICON Maxx CTN CTN
Number of washes 0 0 20 Cut-off 20
Anopheles funestus      
 Total females caught 222 122 76 167 218
 Average catch per night 6.2a 3.4b 2.1b 4.6a 6.1a
 % deterrence - 45 65.8 24.8 1.8
 Total females exiting 200 106 71 164 200
 % exiting 90.1a 86.9a 93.4a 98.2b 91.7a
Anopheles gambiae      
 Total females caught 97 41 38 57 85
 Average catch per night 2.7a 1.1b 1.1b 1.6bc 2.4ac
 % deterrence - 57.7 60.8 41.2 12.4
 Total females exiting 79 34 33 56 75
 % exiting 81.4a 82.9a 86.8a 98.3b 88.2a
Anopheles arabiensis      
 Total females caught 483 369 533 573 424
 Average catch per night 20.1a 15.4a 22.2a 23.9a 17.7a
 % deterrence - 23.6 0 0 12.2
 Total females exiting 392 319 469 450 352
 % exiting 81.2ac 86.4ab 88.0b 78.5c 83.0ac
  1. Numbers in the same row sharing a letter superscript do not differ significantly (P >0.05)