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Table 2 Comparison of indoxacarb and pyrethroid treated mosquito netting in tunnel tests against pyrethroid susceptible and resistant Culex quinquefasciatus

From: A new class of insecticide for malaria vector control: evaluation of mosquito nets treated singly with indoxacarb (oxadiazine) or with a pyrethroid mixture against Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus

Insecticide (mg/m2) Mortality (%) Penetration (%) Blood-feeding (%) Blood-feeding inhibition (%)
Immediate 24 h 48 h 72 h
Culex quinquefasciatus TPRI (pyrethroid susceptible)
 Untreated 0a 1a 8a 11a 57a 53a NA
 Alphacypermethrin 20 50b 52b 59b 59b 13b 1b 98
 Alphacypermethrin 40 68c 69c 78c 78c 12b 0b 100
 Indoxacarb 500 42b 54b 63b 67b 3c 0b 100
Culex quinquefasciatus Muheza (pyrethroid resistant)
 Untreated 0a 2a 3a 4a 67a 62a NA
 Alphacypermethrin 20 11b 22b 27b 29b 34b 17b 73
 Alphacypermethrin 40 8b 17b 19b 21c 7c 4c 94
 Indoxacarb 500 8b 58c 66c 75d 25d 15b 76
  1. If the superscript is the same in a column there was no significant difference between treatments (analysed separately by species)