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Table 1 Studies using light trap collections and human-landing catches

From: Estimating the annual entomological inoculation rate for Plasmodium falciparum transmitted by Anopheles gambiae s.l. using three sampling methods in three sites in Uganda

Site Major vector Bait Date of study Relative catching efficiency of light trap collections Reference
Bobodioulasso, Burkina Faso An. gambiae s.l. Unprotected sleepers 1968/9 46%a [5]
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo An. gambiae s.s. No sleeper 1971 98%a [6]
Nr Kisumu, Kenya An. gambiae s.l. Unprotected sleeper 1971/2 No comparison made [7]
Bignona, Senegal An. gambiae s.l. Unprotected sleeper 1984/6 91%b [8]
Nr Muheza, Tanzania An. gambiae s.l. Sleeper under an untreated net 1986/8 150%b [9]
Mbébé, South Cameroon An. gambiae s.l. Unprotected sleeper 1989/90 25%b [10]
Nr Bagamoyo, Tanzania An. gambiae s.l. Sleeper under an untreated net 1992 123%b [11]
Nr Ougadougou, Burkina Faso Mainly An. arabiensis Sleeper under an untreated net 1992/3 108%b [12]
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania An. gambiae s.l. Sleeper under a treated or untreated net 2008 5%b [13]
Macha, Zambia Mainly An. arabiensis Sleeper under a treated or untreated net 2007/9 96%b [14]
Ahero rice irrigation scheme, Kenya An. arabiensis Sleeper under an untreated net 2002 60% [15]
  1. ahouse-resting collections the following morning.
  2. bhuman-landing catches indoors.