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Table 1 Laboratory-colonized An. stephensi infection with Indian P. vivax infected blood

From: Optimization of Plasmodium vivax sporozoite production from Anopheles stephensi in South West India

   % Gametocytemia Oocyst infection Sporozoite infection
% Infected mosquitoes Oocysts per mosquito % Infected mosquitoes Sporozoites per mosquito
Unwashed blood N = 20 0.20 ± 0.12 (0.059–0.58) 56.5 ± 33.6 (0–100) 14.6 ± 7.61 (0–141.2) 51.0 ± 39.3 (0–100) 7170 ± 3404 (0–62,500)
*N = 12 0.17 ± 0.08 (0.06–0.33) 72.5 ± 27.3 (20–100) 23.7 ± 12.2 (0.4–141.2) 79.2 ± 19.3 (60–100) 11,875 ± 5322 (50–62,500)
Washed blood N = 20 0.19 ± 0.13 (0.04–0.58) 81.2 ± 22.3 (20–100) 30.4 ± 7.47 (0.2–93.2) 72.0 ± 27.1 (20–100) 17,225 ± 4831 (200–73,000)
*N = 15 0.17 ± 0.10 (0.04–0.48) 89.5 ± 13.4 (60–100) 39.6 ± 8.77 (1.4–93.2) 85.3 ± 14.1 (60–100) 22,562 ± 5837 (275–73,000)
  1. % Gametocytemia and % Infected mosquitoes are expressed as mean ± SD and range
  2. % Gametocytemia of washed blood samples were determined after blood washing process
  3. Oocysts per mosquito and sporozoites per mosquito are expressed as mean ± SEM and range
  4. *Values for batches with ≥ 50% sporozoite-infected mosquitoes