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Table 1 Blood feeding rates and egg production in different treatment groups in mosquitoes from Kisumu strain. The number of female mosquitoes that blood-fed, and the number of eggs they produced from successive opportunities to blood feed

From: Pyriproxyfen-treated bed nets reduce reproductive fitness and longevity of pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae under laboratory and field conditions

Time blood meal was offered relative to exposure Netting type 1st Blood meal 2nd Blood meal 3rd Blood meal 4th Blood meal 5th Blood meal
Blood-fed (n/N), (%) Eggs Laid (N) Blood-fed (N) Eggs laid (N) Blood-fed (N) Eggs laid (N) Blood-fed (N) Eggs laid (N) Blood-fed (N) Eggs laid (N)
24 h prior Untreated 149 / 187 (80) 6,551 127 5,215 12 160 7 216 3 122
PPF-treated 125 / 167 (74) 0 55 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6 h prior Untreated 102 / 162 (62) 1,645 37 1,447 16 226 4 199 0 0
PPF-treated 95 / 171 (55) 0 64 5 14 0 1 4 0 0
Immediately prior Untreated ND / 126 5,241 104 3,782 38 1,175 23 384 16 0
PPF-treated ND / 158 0 107 0 47 63 23 32 0 0
24 h post Untreated 98 / 98 (100) 3,534 47 1,888 0 0 0 0 0 0
PPF-treated 100 / 100 (100) 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. Control mosquitoes were exposed to untreated nets, and PPF treated were exposed to PPF-treated nets at 24 h prior, 6 h prior, immediately before, or 24 h post the first blood feeding opportunity, respectively. The number of mosquitoes offered a blood meal (Total) was recorded at the first blood feed, and the number of females that took a blood meal were recorded at each blood feeding. An error in recording resulted in missing data for the immediately prior cohort (ND = not determined)