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Table 1 Characteristics of studied populations during one year follow-up: P. falciparum prevalence, specific IgG immune responders and entomological data of Anopheles exposure.

From: Evaluation of antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum in children according to exposure of Anopheles gambiae s.l or Anopheles funestus vectors

  Mboula (n = 62) Gankette Balla (n = 89)
  P.P.f 1 Responders2 (%) An. gambiae 3 (BHN) An. funestus 3 (BHN) P.P.f 1 Responders2 (%) An. Gambiae 3 (BHN) An. funestus 3 (BHN)
June 04 5.5 49/62 (79.03) 0.25 0 4 61/89 (68.54) 0 9.83
Sept 04 16.1 51/62 (82.26) 3 0 7.4 65/89 (73.03) 0.17 117
Dec 04 21.9 51/62 (82.26) 0.08 0 7 67/89 (75.08) 0.50 96.33
March 05 22 53/62 (85.48) 0 0 5.7 65/89 (73.03) 0.17 18.17
June 05 10 50/62 (80.65) ND ND 4.7 64/89 (71.91) ND ND
  1. 1P.P.f: Prevalence of P. falciparum in children (%).
  2. 2 Number of responders in anti-schizonte IgG response (%).
  3. 3 BHN = number of mosquito bites per human per night.
  4. ND: Not Determined