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Table 1 Resistance status of wild Anopheles arabiensis and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes from lower Moshi (Mabogini) to pyrethroid, organophosphate and DDT WHO test papers

From: Indoor residual spraying with microencapsulated DEET repellent (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) for control of Anopheles arabiensis and Culex quinquefasciatus

Mosquito species Insecticide treatment No tested % mortality (95% CI)
An. arabiensis * Permethrin (0.75%) 198 84 (78–89)
  Lambdacyhalothrin (0.05%) 100 74 (65–83)
  Malathion (5%) 202 100
  DDT (4%) 100 99 (97–100)
Cx. quinquefasciatus Permethrin (0.75%) 100 68 (59–77)
  Lambdacyhalothrin (0.05%) 100 70 (60–80)
  Malathion (5%) 100 100
  DDT (4%) 100 48 (38–58)
  1. *Matowo et al.[50].