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Table 1 Field-collection data and infection rates in dissected (parous and nulliparous) mosquitoes

From: PCR and dissection as tools to monitor filarial infection of Aedes polynesiensismosquitoes in French Polynesia

Collection
sites
Collection
dates
Number
stations
% station
with Ap
Capture
rate *
Number
captured Ap
Number
dissected Ap
% parous in
dissected Ap
Infection
rate **
Afareaitu Oct. 03 11 60% 0.2 60 60 77% 7 % [1–13]
  Nov. 03 19 100% 1.6 890 216 94% 8 % [5–12]
  Apr.04 19 80% 0.4 337 0 nd nd
Haumi Nov. 03 10 100% 2.4 724 179 97% 2 % [0–4]
Maatea Oct. 03 10 100% 0.7 212 212 43% 3 % [1–6]
  Nov. 03 15 100% 4.2 1899 478 97% 1 % [0–2]
  Apr.04 15 70% 0.8 478 0 nd nd
Teavaro Nov. 03 9 100% 0.5 272 67 94% 3% [0–7]
Vaiare Oct. 03 8 50% 0.1 22 22 82% 4,5% [0–13]
  Nov. 03 13 100% 0.9 342 81 99% 6 % [1–11]
  Apr.04 13 60% 0.3 166 0 nd nd
  1. * capture rate is obtained by dividing the number of minutes spent in catching effort into the number of mosquitoes caught during that time
  2. ** percentage of mosquitoes carrying W. bancrofti larvae (microfilaria, L1, L2 or L3) [95% confidence interval]