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Table 1 Blood feeding rates of mosquitoes exposed to LRE treated and untreated calves during 12 weeks experiment where mosquitoes were exposed for each test at Edo Kontola, Batu, Feb.–June, 2016

From: Effect of LongRange™ eprinomectin on Anopheles arabiensis by feeding on calves treated with the drug

Weeka Host animal group Mean ± SD number of fed mosquitoes (n = 120) Percent fed mosquitoes P-value
0 Treated 27 ± 6 67.50 0.800
Control 26 ± 2b 78.0
1 Treated 32 ± 1 80.0 0.442
Control 33 ± 2.4 83.30
2 Treated 27 ± 4 67.50 0.116
Control 35 ± 2.6 87.50
4 Treated 32 ± 5 80.0 0.847
Control 33 ± 5 81.70
5 Treated 35 ± 3 86.70 0.368
Control 37 ± 2 91.70
6 Treated 37 ± 5 93.30 0.651
Control 36 ± 1 90.0
7 Treated 38 ± 0.7 94.20 0.116
Control 37 ± 0 92.50
8 Treated 39 ± 0.7 96.70 0.101
Control 38 ± 0.7 94.20
9 Treated 35 ± 4 86.70 0.468
Control 37 ± 2 91.70
10 Treated 39 ± 1 97.50 0.279
Control 37 ± 2 93.30
11 Treated 33 ± 4 83.30 0.116
Control 38 ± 2 95.80
12 Treated 36 ± 3.6 90.0 0.138
Control 32 ± 1 80.0
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aThe week 3 trial data were disregarded because of death of mosquitoes in the control arm with an unknown reason
  3. bThe number exposed mosquitoes were 100