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Table 3 Mosquito feeding assays

From: Single low dose primaquine to reduce gametocyte carriage and Plasmodium falciparum transmission after artemether-lumefantrine in children with asymptomatic infection: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

  AL only AL + 0.25 mg/kg PQ AL + 0.40 mg/kg PQ
Study phase A
Number of mosquitoes infected/dissected (proportion)
Follow-up day
 3 0/755 (0) 0/816 (0) 0/862 (0)
 7 0/781 (0) 0/777 (0) 0/767 (0)
 10 0/822 (0) 0/848 (0) 0/890 (0)
 14 0/855 (0) 0/890 (0) 0/841 (0)
Study phase B
Number of mosquitoes infected/dissected (proportion)
Follow-up day
 One day before treatment 207/1402 (0.15) 54/1195 (0.05) 80/897 (0.09)
 3 0/863 (0) 0/1053 (0) 0/1281 (0)
 7 4/2104 (0.002) 0/2179 (0) 0/2016 (0)
  1. AL artemether-lumefantrine; PQ primaquine