Funding for this research was provided by:
Welcome Trust (109917/Z/15/Z)
Received: 15 May 2021
Accepted: 12 September 2021
First Online: 7 October 2021
: The rabbits used in this study were bought and maintained in standard animal breeding conditions. Injections to animals and veterinary procedures were strictly conducted by trained Beninese veterinary registered staff. Blood-feeding protocol and ethics comply with the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) ethical guidelines. The cone test performed for adult mosquito bioassay required that the operator hold a forearm behind the cone to attract the mosquitoes. However, the test equipment did not allow the mosquitoes to be in contact with the operator’s arm. This study did not involve human participants.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.