Skip to main content

Table 1 LLIN products tested according to developed method and interlaboratory validation carried out on LLIN products marked with an asterisk

From: Textile testing to assess the resistance to damage of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria control and prevention

Nets Filament type Knitting pattern Areal density (gˑm−2) Mesh (holes/in2) Linear density (Denier)
Net A PE monofilament Tulle 43 56 150
Net B* PE monofilament Tulle 43 80 150
Net C* PET multifilament Traverse 41 156 100
Net D PET multifilament Traverse 34 156 75
Net E PET multifilament Traverse 42 156 100
Net F* PP multifilament Traverse 45 156 100
Net G PE monofilament Tulle 45 136 118
Net H PE monofilament Tulle 47 136 150
Net I PET multifilament Traverse 42 156 100
Net J PET multifilament Traverse 33 156 75
Net K PET multifilament Marquisette 42 169 100
Net L* PET multifilament Traverse 42 156 100
Net M* PE monofilament Tulle 50 132 150
Net N HDPE monofilament Tulle 50 132 150
  1. *LLINs used in Interlaboratory Validation