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Table 3 Oviposition and mortality rates of P. argentipes and S. schwetzi females fed experimentally

From: Interactions between host biogenic amines and sand fly salivary yellow-related proteins

 HistamineSerotonin
P. argentipesS. schwetziP. argentipesS. schwetzi
ExpConExpConExpConExpCon
Perctent ovipositing femalesa90 (79/88)89 (82/92)92 (49/53)96 (51/53)96 (97/101)96 (100/104)85 (40/47)88 (38/43)
Median no. of eggs per female (range) [IQR]b32 (1–58) [23–40]31 (1–68) [15–41]62 (1–128) [47–87]84 (1–143) [68–101]32 (1–62) [26–41]43 (1–74) [33–49]58 (1–108) [36–70]70 (2–105) [50–84]
Percent mortality26 (23/88)18 (17/92)72 (38/53)62 (33/53)36 (36/101)27 (28/104)49 (23/47)49 (21/43)
  1. aCalculated from total sum of blood fed females
  2. bThe difference between 25th and 75th percentile
  3. Abbreviations: Exp, experimental group; Con, control group; IQR, interquartile range