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Table 4 Number and proportion of net pieces passing using each laboratory bioassay based on WHO criteria of 80% control corrected mortality, 95% knockdown in WHO cone test, 90% blood-feeding inhibition or 80% control corrected mortality in tunnel test

From: Influence of testing modality on bioefficacy for the evaluation of Interceptor® G2 mosquito nets to combat malaria mosquitoes in Tanzania

ITNs type Number of net pieces passing
Cone (N = 60) Tunnel ( N = 15) I-ACT (N = 40)
Anopheles arabiensis (Kingani strain, resistant)
 Unwashed n (%) n (%) n (%)
  Interceptor® 59 (98) 11 (73) 38 (95)
  Interceptor® G2 22 (37) 13 (87) 38 (95)
 Washed, 20×    
  Interceptor® 59 (98) 12 (80) 36 (90)
  Interceptor® G2 21 (35) 10 (67) 38 (95)
An. gambiae s.s. (Kisumu strain, susceptible)
 Unwashed    
  Interceptor® 50 (83) 15 (100) 40 (100)
  Interceptor® G2 2 (3) 14 (100) 40 (100)
 Washed, 20×    
  Interceptor® 38 (63) 15 (100) 40 (100)
  Interceptor® G2 10 (17) 15 (100) 40 (100)
  1. The WHO criteria for tunnel were adopted for I-ACT. Whole nets were used for I-ACT