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Table 3 Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus mortality rates 24 h after exposure to insecticides at diagnostic doses

From: Insecticide susceptibility of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Central Africa

  Mortality rate (%)
  0.06% Deltamethrin 4% DDT 0.3% Propoxur 0.5% Fenitrothion
  Assay Control Assay Control Assay Control Assay Control
Ae. aegypti         
   Garoua 100 (89) 2 (50) 96.8 (95) 8 (50) 100 (100) 8 (50) 100 (99) 2 (50)
   Bertoua 100 (100) 2 (50) - - 100 (98) 2 (50)
   Yaoundé 100 (95) 4 (50) - - 100 (96) 4 (50)
   Bafia 100 (97) 4 (50) - - 100 (97) 4 (50)
   Libreville 100 (97) 0 (50) 70.7 (99) 0 (50) 99 (100) 0 (50) 100 (99) 0 (50)
Ae. albopictus         
   Bertoua 100 (80) 0 (50) 80.5 (87) 8 (50) 100 (94) 8 (50) 100 (61) 0 (50)
   Yaoundé 83.3 (96) 2 (50) 36.3 (91) 12 (50) 100 (96) 12 (50) 100 (98) 2 (50)
   Buea 100 (50) 4 (50) 47.0 (85) 2 (50) 100 (92) 2 (50) 100 (50) 4 (50)
Reference strain 100 (96) 2 (50) - - 100 (100) 2 (50)
  1. Numbers in brackets indicate the number of mosquitoes assayed; -: sample not assayed.