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Table 3 Mean number of eggs per mosquito fed on ivermectin treated and non-treated volunteers at different feeding times

From: The effect of ivermectin® on fertility, fecundity and mortality of Anopheles arabiensis fed on treated men in Ethiopia

Feeding dayExposureMosquito NMean no. eggs/ovary95% CI for meanP-value
Lower boundUpper bound
7DATTreatment8042.2431.7452.73< 0.001
Control40110.0566.85153.25
10DATTreatment8094.9984.981050.04
Control40112.3546.91177.79
13DATTreatment80114.6110.31118.890.34
Control40110.8552.4169.3
  1. Feeding day: the day when An. arabiensis mosquitoes took a bloodmeal from ivermectin treated or control volunteers after drug administration
  2. SD standard deviation, SE standard error, CI confidence interval, N number of gravid An. arabiensis