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Table 3 Malaria positivity and sporozoite rate by ELISA antigen, anopheline species, and survey period

From: Hyperendemic malaria transmission in areas of occupation-related travel in the Peruvian Amazon

  Number of positives (sporozoite rate, %)  
Survey period / Species P. vivax VK210 P. vivax VK247 P. falciparum Total number tested
April 2008:     
An. darlingi 21 (0.521) 9 (0.223) 6 (0.149) 4034
An. mediopunctatus 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 2
An. kompi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
An. nuneztovari 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
An. oswaldoi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 4
An. peryassui 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
An. shannoni 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
 Unidentified 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 9
Total 21 (0.519) 9 (0.222) 6 (0.148) 4049
July-August 2008:     
An. darlingi 0 (0.000) 1 (0.103) 1 (0.103) 967
An. mediopunctatus 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 7
An. kompi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
An. nuneztovari 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 1
An. oswaldoi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 16
An. peryassui 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 3
An. shannoni 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
 Unidentified 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 5
Total 0 (0.000) 1 (0.100) 1 (0.100) 999
January-February 2009:     
An. darlingi 36 (1.116) 32 (0.992) 12 (0.372) 3227
An. mediopunctatus 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 1 (6.250) 16
An. kompi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 1
An. nuneztovari 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 1
An. oswaldoi 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 20
An. peryassui 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0
An. shannoni 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 0 (0.000) 1
 Unidentified 1 (3.125) 0 (0.000) 1 (3.125) 32
Total 37 (1.122) 32 (0.970) 14 (0.424) 3298
  1. Mosquitoes collected along the Mazan River were analyzed by enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA) for P. vivax VK210, P. vivax VK247, and P. falciparum. Sporozoite rates (percentage of CSP positive mosquitoes) were calculated using the resulting number of positives.