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Table 2 Number of males and females in each bed bug group at five sampling time intervals post-feeding

From: Lack of influence by endosymbiont Wolbachia on virus titer in the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius

Time post-feeding Wb+ Wb Wb 90 d
M F M F M F
5 hours 1 2 1 2 0 3
24 hours 1 2 2 1 1 2
4 days 2 1 2 1 2 1
7 days 2 1 1 2 2 1
10 days 3 0 2 1 2 1
Total 9 6 8 7 7 8
  1. Abbreviations: Wb+, colony containing Wolbachia; Wb, two colonies cured of Wolbachia with the antibiotic rifampicin; Wb 90 d, colony cured of Wolbachia with antibiotic, then reared for 90 days on blood supplemented with vitamins but no antibiotic; F, female; M, male