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Table 2 Comparison of percentages of mosquitoes (± 2SE) that died after visiting insecticide-treated odour-baited mosquito landing boxes or the controls

From: Using a new odour-baited device to explore options for luring and killing outdoor-biting malaria vectors: a report on design and field evaluation of the Mosquito Landing Box

   Anopheles arabiensis Anopheles funestus Other Anopheles Culex species Mansonia species
Tests conducted using 1% pirimiphos methyl mixed in paint Control 0.32 ± 0.622 0.89 ± 0.000 0.00 ± 1.441 0.00 ± 0.000 0.00 ± 0.000
Treated MLB with 12 louvers 6.78 ± 2.769 17.95 ± 8.820 16.23 ± 9.944 2.16 ± 2.584 7.58 ± 4.316
Treated MLB with 8 louvers and treated internal surfaces 32.07 ± 9.016 33.91 ± 13.200 33.03 ± 12.827 22.20 ± 14.324 25.69 ± 13.429
Tests conducted using 5% pirimiphos methyl mixed in paint Control 4.07 ± 3.741 0.00 ± 0.000 No data 1.09 ± 1.442 1.62 ± 1.106
Treated MLB with 8 louvers and treated internal surfaces 50.64 ± 5.128 25.00 ± 13.056 No data 37.76 ± 7.311 47.98 ± 11.315
  1. The MLB was painted with locally prepared pirimiphos-methyl oil based paint while the inner suspended net was also treated by soaking it in the same mixture of pirimiphos-methyl then drying under a shade.