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Table 2 Infection prevalences for Plasmodium vivax early sporogonic life-stages developing within Anopheles mosquitoes. The total numbers of mosquitoes examined per life-stage are given in parentheses. HIGH = volunteers who, at the time of donating blood, would be most likely to perpetuate P. vivax transmission in nature (i.e., yielding ≥ 1 oocyst per mosquito in A. dirus). LOW = volunteer blood that would not be likely to perpetuate transmission in nature (i.e., yielding < 1 oocyst per mosquito in A. dirus).

From: Population dynamics of sporogony for Plasmodium vivax parasites from western Thailand developing within three species of colonized Anopheles mosquitoes

Mosquito Species Number of Volunteers Round stage Ookinete Oocyst
  HIGH    
A. dirus 10 88.1% (637) 78.6% (637) 53.8% (513)
A. minimus 5 89.3% (150) 78.0% (150) 56.4% (55)
A. sawadwongporni 6 90.4% (167) 81.4% (167) 29.4% (34)
  LOW    
A. dirus 5 21.7% (420) 7.4% (420) 3.2% (910)
A. minimus 4 28.2% (252) 12.7% (252) 2.8% (71)
A. sawadwongporni 1 3.4% (29) 0.0% (29) Not determined
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