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Table 6 Wuchereria bancrofti larval (L1–L3) prevalence in PCR-poolscreened mosquitoes at 2 seasonal periods

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

Collection
sites
November 2003
Number of poolscreened Ap
PCR-Poolscreen
Estimation PCR1
April 2004
Number of poolscreened Ap
PCR-Poolscreen
Estimation PCR2
Afareaitu 660 2.5 [1.2–4.3] 340 3.7 [1.6–7.0]
Maatea 1420 0.4 [0.2–1.0] 480 0.4 [0.1–1.5]
Vaiare 200 1.8 [0.3–5.1] 160 1.4 [0.2–5.0]
Total area 2280 1.1 [0.6–1.7] 980 1.5 [0.8–2.7]
  1. point estimate [95% confidence interval] (DNA extracted according the B method; sample fraction used 1/240e