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Table 1 Average developmental duration, emergence (%) and growth index of A. aegypti infected with different cell densities (CFU) of Exiguobacterium spp.

From: Exposure of Exiguobacterium spp. to dengue vector, Aedes aegypti reduces growth and reproductive fitness

Bacteria CFU/mL (× 108) Duration (Days) Emergence (%) Growth Index
E. aestuarii Control 10.70 ± 0.29 93.60 7.53
0.42 11.41 ± 0.27 59.33 4.35
0.84 14.29 ± 0.91 43.60 2.63
1.68 14.78 ± 1.07 24.60 1.40
E. profundum Control 10.70 ± 0.29 93.60 7.53
0.50 12.25 ± 0.44 55.66 3.78
1.00 13.79 ± 0.61 38.30 2.50
2.00 16.52 ± 0.53 20.00 1.03