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Table 2 Parasitaemia and gametocytaemia before feeding and prevalence of infected mosquitoes in each group

From: Differential activity of methylene blue against erythrocytic and hepatic stages of Plasmodium

  Untreated MB 2H MB D0–D3
Parasitaemia (%) 0.95 ± 0.39 1.36 ± 0.18 0.2 ± 0.02
Gametocytaemia (%) 0.08 ± 0.02 0.097 ± 0.06 0
Prevalence infected mosquitoes (%) 82.28 (29/35) 65.71 (23/35) 0 (0/35)
Oocytes mean per infected mosquitoes 128 8 0
  1. The results are expressed as mean ± standard errors. The result shown is representative of 1 assay of the 2 independent assays performed