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Table 7 Number of gametocyte carriers circulating in June-October in the study area (2000-2009)

From: Assessment of the risk of malaria re-introduction in the Maremma plain (Central Italy) using a multi-factorial approach

Year No. of gametocytes carriers/out of national cases Gametocyte carriers circulating in the study area
No. Species Origin Month Potentially infective
2000 132/977 (13%) 1/7 1 P.f. 1 Nigeria 1 Sept. 1
2001 126/888 (14%) 2/5 2 P.f. 2 Senegal 1 Nov. 0
      1 Feb. 0
2002 106/733 (14%) 4/8 2 P.f. 2 Nigeria 2 Oct 2
    2 P.o. 1 W. Africa 1 Jul. 1
     1 Nigeria 1 Feb. 0
2003 83/681 (12%) 1/3 1 P.v. 1 Senegal 1 Oct. 1
2004 80/673 (12%) 1/2 1 P.o. 1 Cameroon 1 Oct. 1
2005 85/637 (13%) 0/3 -- -- -- --
2006 71/630 (11%) 0/6 -- -- -- --
2007 55/575 (10%) 1/5 1 P.v. 1 Kenia 1 Jan. 0
2008 81/583 (14%) 0/3 -- -- -- --
2009 75/636 (12%) 0/6 -- -- -- --
Total 894/7,013 (12%) 10/48 -- -- -- 6