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Table 2 Number of eggs oviposited per individual female from Kisumu strain after a single blood feeding opportunity in mosquitoes exposed to a pyriproxyfen treated net at different time points

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 Blood -fed (N) No. (%) ovipositing Mean no. eggs/mosquito 95% Confidence Interval
24 h prior Untreated 41 36 (88%) 78.5 64.6–92.4
PPF-treated 19 0 (0%) 0 0
6 h prior Untreated 42 34 (81%) 88.4 75.3–101.6
PPF-treated 26 0 (0%) 0 0
Immediately prior Untreated 46 35 (76%) 58.1 39.7–76.5
PPF-treated 36 0 (0%) 0 0
24 h post Untreated 59 48 (81%) 69.7 57.6– 81.9
PPF-treated 59 0 (0%) 0 0
  1. Mosquitoes were exposed to untreated netting or PPF-treated netting at 24 h or 6 h before, or 24 h after a blood meal was offered