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Table 1 Mortality rates of Aedes aegypti larvae after exposure to Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus in fed and unfed condition

From: Isolation and identification of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus bacteria associated with entomopathogenic nematodes and their larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti

Bacterium (Code) Mortality rate (%)
Fed condition Unfed condition
24 h 48 h 72 h 96 h 24 h 48 h 72 h 96 h
Xenorhabdus ehlersii (bMH9.2_TH) 39* 96* 98* 100* 56* 98* 99* 100*
Xenorhabdus miraniensis (bMH16.4_TH) 7 9 18* 18 0nd 0 6 6
Xenorhabdus miraniensis (bMH16.1_TH) 0nd 3 3 6 0nd 6 8* 8*
Xenorhabdus miraniensis (bMH4.5_TH) 3 7* 9* 12* 3 3 7 20*
Xenorhabdus stockiae (bLPA12.2_TH) 4 14* 41* 43* 3 20* 27* 37*
Xenorhabdus stockiae (bLPA18.4_TH) 16* 54* 64* 67* 24* 47* 67* 67*
Xenorhabdus stockiae (bCR7.3_TH) 0nd 1 2 6* 0nd 0 1 23*
Xenorhabdus stockiae (bPH23.5_TH) 0nd 4 7 7 3 7 9* 33*
Photorhabdus luminescens hainanensis (bPY17.4_TH) 2 7 21* 21* 2 4 9* 9*
Photorhabdus luminescens hainanensis (bLPO16.2_TH) 1 12* 14* 21* 1 1 4 19*
Photorhabdus luminescens laumondii (bMH8.4_TH) 1 20* 26* 33* 2 7 9* 19*
Photorhabdus luminescens akhurstii (bNA22.1_TH) 4 14* 22* 24* 4 14* 19* 21*
Control: Escherichia coli ATCC®25900 0 0 1 1 0 5 7 7
Control: Distilled water 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
  1. *Significant difference (P < 0.05) among symbiotic bacteria and controls by Fisher’s exact test
  2. Abbreviation: nd not determined