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Table 5 Wuchereria bancrofti larval (L1–L3) prevalence in dissected 1 and PCR-poolscreened 2 mosquitoes collected in november 2003

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

Collection sites Number of dissected Ap Infection Rate 1 Number of poolscreened Ap PCR-Poolscreen Estimation 2
Afareaitu 216 8.3 [4.6–12] 660 2.5 [1.2–4.3]
Haumi 179 1.7 [0–3.6] 540 0.8 [0.2–2.0]
Maatea 478 1.3 [0.3–2.3] 1420 0.4 [0.2–1.0]
Teavaro 67 3 [0–7.1] 200 3.4 [1.0–8.0]
Vaiare 81 6.2 [1–11.4] 200 1.8 [0.3–5.1]
  1. 1 infection rate [95% confidence interval]
  2. 2 point estimate [95% confidence interval] (DNA extracted according the B method; sample fraction used 1/240e