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Table 2 Comparison of oocyst load in 13–15 day post-infected females from the FUMOZ sub-strains

From: Marked biological differences between insecticide resistant and susceptible strains of Anopheles funestus infected with the murine parasite Plasmodium berghei

Colony (number of infected mosquitoes dissected) Average oocyst numbers (range) Oocyst numbers
1 - 10 11 - 30 31 - 50 51 - 100
FUMOZ (n = 59) 25 (1–60) 58% 10% 0 32%
FUMOZ-R (n = 64) 8 (1–15) 82% 18% 0 0
FUMOZ-BS (n = 65) 55 (27–83) 0 0 38.5% 61.5%