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Table 4 Mean daily man biting rates (ma), circumsporozoite antigen rates (CSA) and entomological inoculation rates (EIR – infective bites per person per year) of the malaria vectors by locality in coastal Cameroon.

From: Malaria vectors and transmission dynamics in coastal south-western Cameroon

Locality   Anopheles gambiae Anopheles funestus Anopheles nili
Tiko Total collected 1086 305 205
  ma 7.5 2.1 1.4
  Tested for CSP 1086 305 205
  CSA rate 7.1 ± 1.5% 17 ± 4.2% 6.3 ± 3.3%
  EIR [95% CI] 177 [161.0–193.1] 85 [69.8–100.1] 24 [14.8–33.2]
Limbe Total collected 619 79 -
  ma 4.3 0.6 -
  Tested for CSP 619 79 -
  CSA rate 8.4 ± 2.0% 11 ± 7.0% -
  EIR [95% CI] 133 [123.7–142.2] 27 [22.4–31.68] -
Idenau Total collected 463 15 -
  ma 3.2 0.1 -
  Tested for CSP 463 15 -
  CSA rate 10.8 ± 2.8% 10/15 -
  EIR [95% CI] 124 [115.0–132.9] 25 [16.9–33.9] -