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Table 3 Knockdown and mortality of susceptible An. gambiae (Kisumu strain) recorded after 3 min exposure under WHO cones on nets after washing and before field testing

From: Field efficacy of a new deltamethrin long lasting insecticidal net (LifeNet©) against wild pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae in Benin

Treatments N mosquitoes tested % KD after 60 min % Mortality after 24 h
Untreated polyester net 51 0a 0a
Life Net unwashed 53 100b 100b
Life Net washed 20 times 50 100b 100b
Life Net washed 30 times 51 100b 100b
CTN 25 mg/m2 washed just before exhaustion 53 94b 92c
CTN 25 mg/m2 washed 20 times 50 94b 74d
  1. CTN conventionally deltamethrin-treated nets. Values in the same column sharing different letter superscript differ significantly (χ2 = 92.66, 4.00 and 6.36, df = 1, P = 0.000, 0.045 and 0.012)