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Table 3 Comparison of sporozoite load in 18–21 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 sporozoite numbers (range) Sporozoite numbers
1 - 1 000 1 001–2 000 2 001–5 000 5 001–10 000 10 000–15 000
FUMOZ (n = 59) 2248 (1075–3421) 20% 30% 30% 20% 0
FUMOZ-R (n = 64) 1586 (542–2630) 27% 53% 25% 0 0
FUMOZ-BS (n = 65) 7648 (2662–12634) 7.7% 15.4% 7.7% 23.1% 46.1%