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Table 2 Mean number (range) of live blood fed mosquitoes for the 15 experiments as recorded on each day in the four experimental groups

From: Differential effect of human ivermectin treatment on blood feeding Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus

Day Mean no. (range) of An. gambiae Mean no. (range) of Cx. quinquefasciatus
Ivermectin group Placebo group p-value* Ivermectin group Placebo group p-value*
0 48.8 (36–50) 48.6 (40–50) NS 31.9 (13–50) 31.3 (8–50) NS
1 45.5 (28–50) 48.3 (40–50) NS 31.1 (11–50) 31.2 (8–50) NS
2 25.4 (9–45) 47.2 (40–50) <0.001 30.7 (11–50) 30.9 (7–50) NS
3 16.7 (0–37) 46.4 (40–50) <0.001 30.1 (11–49) 30.7 (7–50) NS
4 10.4 (0–18) 45.7 (40–50) <0.001 29.9 (11–49) 30.7 (7–50) NS
5 6.5 (0–14) 44.9 (39–49) <0.001 29.5 (11–49) 30.3 (7–50) NS
6 5.0 (0–14) 44.3 (39–49) <0.001 29.1 (10–49) 29.6 (7–50) NS
7 2.9 (0–10) 42.3 (38–49) <0.001 28.9 (10–49) 29.3 (7–50) NS
8 2.4 (0–10) 33.3 (20–49) <0.001 27.9 (10–48) 27.9 (6–50) NS
9 1.7 (0–5) 27.8 (5–43) <0.001 27.5 (9–48) 27.5 (6–50) NS
10 1.5 (0–4) 23.3 (1–39) <0.001 26.5 (9–48) 27.1 (5–50) NS
11 1.3 (0–4) 21.3 (0–36) < 0.001 25.0 (9–48) 26.1 (5–48) NS
12 0.8 (0–2) 16.0 (0–36) < 0.001 20.5 (0–48) 21.1 (0–48) NS
  1. *Student’s t-test; NS = not significant.