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Table 5 Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite rates in four Anopheles species collected from the irrigated and non-irrigated villages in the Ziway area, Ethiopia, between November 2009 and October 2010

From: Increased malaria transmission around irrigation schemes in Ethiopia and the potential of canal water management for malaria vector control

  An. arabiensis An. pharoensis An. coustani An. funestus
Irrigated villages     
Number tested 2101 992 215 58
Number positive (%) 35 (1.67) 8 (0.81) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Non-irrigated villages     
Number tested 234 71 29 -*
Number positive (%) 1 (0.43) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) -
  1. *No An. funestus were collected in the non-irrigated villages.