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Table 4 Knockdown and mortality of susceptible An. gambiae (Kisumu strain) recorded after 3 min exposure under WHO cones on nets after washing and after 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 49 0a 0a
Life Net unwashed 52 100b 100b
Life Net washed 20 times 54 100b 100b
Life Net washed 30 times 60 100b 100b
CTN 25 mg/m2 washed just before exhaustion 53 94b 81c
CTN 25 mg/m2 washed 20 times 57 63c 60d
  1. CTN conventionally deltamethrin-treated nets. Values in the same column sharing different letter superscript differ significantly (χ2 = 101, 15.65 and 6.04, df = 1, P = 0.000 and 0.014)