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Table 1 Habitat characteristics and proportions of Culex and Anopheles larvae breeding sites in the dry and rainy seasons

From: Low prevalence of Plasmodium and absence of malaria transmission in Conakry, Guinea: prospects for elimination

Habitat characteristic Dry season Rainy season
Breeding site Culex Anopheles Breeding site Culex Anopheles
Gutter 20 (48.8) 20 (100) 0 (0) 19 (38) 17 (89.5) 2 (10.5)
Stretch of ocean 8 (19.5) 8 (100) 0 (0) 3 (6) 3 (100) 0 (0)
Irrigated rice fields 3 (7.3) 3 (100) 0 (0) 5 (10) 4 (80) 5 (100)
Pools of water 4 (9.8) 4 (100) 3 (80) 7 (14) 4 (57.1) 3 (42.9)
Water tanks 3 (7.3) 3 (100) 0 (0) 7 (14) 7 (100) 2 (28.6)
Septic tanks 3 (7.3) 3 (100) 0 (0) 5 (9.4) 4 (80) 0 (0)
Tyres 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (5.7) 2 (66.7) 0 (0)
Containers 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (7.5) 2 (50) 1 (25)
Total 41 41 (100) 3 (7.3) 53 44 (83) 13 (24.5)