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Table 2 The number of purified colonies from midguts of An. culicifacies in relation to the culture media and life stage of mosquitoes

From: Isolation and identification of culturable bacteria from wild Anopheles culicifacies, a first step in a paratransgenesis approach

Culture medium Life stage of dissected An. culicifacies Number of purified colonies
BH agar Larva 12
Newly emerged adulta 6
Adult 5
Nutrient agar Larva 12
Newly emerged adulta 4
Adult 4
Blood Agar Larva 14
Adult 0
  1. aDissected immediately after emergence.