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Table 2 Infection rates of human landing Anopheles mosquitoes with Wuchereria bancrofti as determined by dissection and PCR pool-screening.

From: Monitoring lymphatic filariasis interventions: Adult mosquito sampling, and improved PCR – based pool screening method for Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Anophelesmosquitoes

District/Collection Site Total No. mosquitoes Dissections Pool screen PCR
   No. dissected No. infected Infection rate/1000 mosquiotes (CI 95%) No. examined Pool size (No. of Pools) Positive Pools Infection rate * (CI 95%)
Axim District/         
Kikam 298 118 0 0 180 30 (6) 0 0
Ampain 550 270 0 0 280 40 (7) 0 0
Azulelonu 1080 630 9 14.29 (6.6 – 26.9) 450 30 (15) 5 13.4(4.2 – 31.4)
Ankobra 910 550 11 20.00 (10.0 – 35.5) 360 40 (9) 5 20.1(5.9 – 48.5)
KEEA District/         
Moree 972 472 0 0 500 50 (10) 0 0
Brebia 856 416 0 0 440 40 (11) 0 0
Abakrampa 1036 586 0 0 550 50 (11) 0 0
  1. * Katholi et al (1995)