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Table 1 Sella score of blood meal digestion, DNA extraction protocol used, and blood meal origin identification success for the 347 female mosquitoes analysed

From: Effect of blood meal digestion and DNA extraction protocol on the success of blood meal source determination in the malaria vector Anopheles atroparvus

  HotSHOT QIAGEN kit  
Mosquito species 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total
Anopheles atroparvus 19 15 17 10 16 27 20 20 16 8 3 171
Culex modestus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 5
Culex perexiguus 40 3 2 1 1 8 8 7 5 7 2 84
Culex pipiens 3 3 1 2 1 9 6 4 4 7 3 43
Culex theileri 0 0 0 1 1 7 8 10 5 7 0 39
Ochlerotatus caspius 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Culiseta sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Total 65 24 20 14 19 51 42 42 30 32 8 347
Identified blood meals 52 15 10 3 1 46 41 33 18 13 2 234
Success (%) 80.0 62.5 50.0 21.4 5.3 90.2 97.6 78.6 60.0 40.6 25.0