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Table 2 Proportion of vectors pools that were screened by PCR for malaria parasites by species.

From: Coquillettidia (Culicidae, Diptera) mosquitoes are natural vectors of avian malaria in Africa

Species PCR Screen Proportion positive MLE/1000 Number of individuals
Negative Positive Total
Coquillettidia aurites 143 77 220 0.35 84.04 1082
Coquillettidia pseudoconopas 25 6 31 0.19 35.54 183
Coquillettidia metallica 3 2 5 0.4 112.22 20
Total 173 85 256    1285
  1. MLE represents Maximum likelihood estimates of infection rates