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Table 1 Infection rate and mean number of oocysts produced in Anopheles species from the Brazilian Amazon infected with whole blood (WB-infected mosquitoes) or inactivated blood serum (IBS-infected mosquitoes)

From: Experimental Plasmodium vivax infection of key Anopheles species from the Brazilian Amazon

Anopheles species Number of gametocytaemic samples Number of dissected gut Infection rate (%) Mean number of oocysts (Min –Max)
  WB-infected mosquitoes
An. albitarsis s.l. 29 861 44,8 29,4 (1–260)
An. aquasalis 12 76 44,7 12,8 (1–50)
A. darlingi 17 530 18,3 15,9 (1–150)
An. nuneztovari s.l. 17 106 24,5 7,3 (1–34)
An. triannulatus s.l. 20 260 8,8 3,3 (1–22)
  IBS-infected mosquitoes
An. albitarsis s.l. 10 201 40,8 22,5 (1–200)
A. aquasalis 9 40 20 5,5 (1–17)
An. darlingi 9 217 28,1 11,9 (1–124)
An. nuneztovari s.l. 9 43 30,2 11,5 (1–80)
An. triannulatus s.l. 10 115 16,5 5,4 (1–29)
  1. Ooc = oocysts, Min = minimal number of oocysts, Max = maximal number of oocysts.