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Table 4 Mortality rates and knockdown times for An. gambiae (s.l.) populations exposed to different insecticides in two Sahelian sites in Mauritania

From: Seasonal abundance, blood meal sources and insecticide susceptibility in major anopheline malaria vectors from southern Mauritania

Insecticide Rosso Kobeni
n % mortality
(95% CI)a
KDT50 (95% CI) KDT95 (95% CI) n % mortality (95% CI)a KDT50 (95% CI) KDT95 (95% CI)
Deltamethrin 0.05% 100 97 (95–99) 17 (15–18) 63 (54–77) 80 100 14 (5–20) 91 (52–580)
Permethrin 0.75% 100 64 (60–68) 31 (26–38) 592 (297–2007) 75 98.6 (96–100) 17 (14–20) 141 (98–248)
Malathion 5% 100 100    100 100   
Bendiocarb 0.1% 100 100    100 100   
  1. aMortality rate 24 hr post exposure to the insecticides with 95% confidence intervals in parentheses
  2. Abbreviations: n, number of mosquitoes tested; KDT50 and KDT95, knockdown time in minutes for 50 and 95% mortality, respectively