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Table 1 Mosquito abundance and EIRs in Asutifi area in Ghana (Nov 2006 – Aug 2007)

From: Baseline malaria vector transmission dynamics in communities in Ahafo mining area in Ghana

Location VILLAGE An. gambiae n (%) An. funestus n (%) Culex sp. n (%) Aedes sp. n (%) SR-Ag SR-Af SR MBR EIRn EIRm
IMPACT ATRONIE 41 (4.7) 1 (0.5) 47 (4.6) 7 (50.0) 0.1 0.0 0.1 6.0 0.6 18.0
GYEDU 48 (5.5) 13 (6.8) 81 (7.9) 0 (0.0) 0.3 0.0 0.3 17.0 4.3 127.5
KENYASI NO.2 44 (5.1) 2 (1.1) 108 (10.6) 0 (0.0) 0.3 0.0 0.3 2.0 0.5 15.0
NKASEIM 67 (7.7) 42 (22.1) 95 (9.3) 1 (7.1) 0.1 0.1 0.2 7.0 1.2 35.7
NTOTROSO 309 (35.7) 14 (7.4) 175 (17.2) 6 (42.9) 0.1 0.0 0.1 8.0 0.3 9.6
WAMAHINSO 38 (4.4) 1 (0.5) 48 (4.7) 0 (0.0) 0.1 0.0 0.1 6.0 0.3 9.0
KENYASI NO.1 201 (23.2) 16 (8.4) 125 (12.3) 0 (0.0) 0.1 0.1 0.2 8.0 1.0 31.2
NON-IMPACT ASUKESE 34 (3.9) 9 (4.7) 37 (3.6) 0 (0.0) 0.2 0.0 0.2 5.0 0.8 24.0
DADIESOABA 50 (5.8) 25 (13.2) 102 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 0.1 0.0 0.1 17.0 1.4 40.8
KENSERE 11 (1.3) 34 (17.9) 48 (4.7) 0 (0.0) 0.2 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.2 6.0
MEHAME 22 (2.5) 33 (17.4) 153 (15.0) 0 (0.0) 0.1 0.0 0.1 7.0 0.6 16.8
  Total 865 190 1,019 14 1.4 0.2 1.4 6.9 9.3 278.6
  TOTAL a 2,088 a       
  1. SR-Ag; Sporozoite Rate for An. gambiae, MBR; Man Biting Rate.
  2. SR-Af; Sporozoite Rate for An. funestus, EIRn; Entomological Inoculation Rate/night.
  3. EIRm; Entomological Inoculation Rate/month, SR; Sporozoite Rate (Ag + Af).
  4. Superscript ( a ) - Total mosquitoes caught in Asutifi n; number caught.