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Table 3 Mortality rates of adult Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus from Bangui and neighbourhoods 24 h after exposure to insecticides

From: Susceptibility profile and metabolic mechanisms involved in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus resistant to DDT and deltamethrin in the Central African Republic

Species and site % mortality (no. of mosquitoes assayed)
Organochlorine Pyrethroid Carbamate Organophosphate
4% DDT Status 0.05% deltamethrin Status 0.1% propoxur Status 0.5% fenitrothion Status
Ae. aegypti
 IPB 71.5 (88) R 95.4 (88) RS 99 (100) S 100 (88) S
 Sica 1 78 (100) R 95.6 (93) RS 100 (100) S 100 (100) S
 Lakouanga 79.5 (93) R 98 (100) S 100 (100) S 100 (100) S
 Ouango 93.4 (92) RS 100 (50) S 98 (50) S 100 (100) S
 Ngongonon 3 94 (100) RS 97 (100) RS 100 (99) S 100 (88) S
 92 Logements 78 (50) R 100 (100) S 100 (50) S na
Ae. albopictus
 IPB 96.2 (79) RS 100 (100) S 100 (75) S 100 (89) S
 Sica 1 80.2 (96) R 87 (100) RS 99 (98) S 100 (93) S
 Lakouanga 95.7 (71) RS 99 (89) S 100 (94) S 100 (100) S
 Ouango 90 (97) R 99 (97) S 100 (100) S 100 (100) S
 Ngongonon 3 100 (80) S 100 (93) S 100 (84) S 96.4 (84) RS
 92 Logements 41 (100) R 94 (100) RS 94 (50) RS 100 (100) S
Reference strain 100 (100)   100 (100)   100 (100)   100 (100)  
  1. Abbreviations: na Not available, R Resistant, RS Suspected resistance, S Susceptible