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Table 2 Wuchereria bancrofti larvae in infected mosquitoes collected during field-collection 2 in November 2003

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

Collection sites Infected Ap * L1 larvae ** L2 larvae ** L3 larvae **
Afareaitu 18/216
8 % [5–12]
49
2.6 ± 5.8
6
0.3 ± 0.9
36
1.9 ± 2.9
Haumi 3/179
2 % [0–4]
2
0.7 ± 1.1
0
0
13
4.3 ± 6.7
Maatea 6/478
1 % [0–2]
2
0.3 ± 0.8
0
0
15
2.5 ± 2.5
Teavaro 2/67
3% [0–7]
0
0
4
2 ± 2.8
15
2.5 ± 2.4
Vaiare 5/81
6 % [1–11]
13
2.6 ± 2.9
1
0.2 ± 0.4
6
1.2 ± 2.7
Total area 34/1021
3% [2–4]
66
1.9 ± -4.5
11
0.3 ± 1
85
2.4 ± 3.8
  1. * : number of infected mosquitoes over number of dissected mosquitoes and percent infection rates.
  2. ** : total number of larvae found and mean number of larvae per mosquito