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Table 3 Number of mosquitoes processed to identify natural infection with Plasmodium spp. using ELISA and infection rate, obtained in 70 localities of the cross-sectional study in Northwest and South Pacific regions of Colombia

From: Spatial distributions of Anopheles species in relation to malaria incidence at 70 localities in the highly endemic Northwest and South Pacific coast regions of Colombia

Species (lineages) Northwest region South Pacific coast region # Tested Positives ELISA Plasmodium species confirmed by PCR and infection rate
Cordoba Nariño Valle
Montelibano Puerto libertador Tierralta Valencia Barbacoas El Charco Magui Payan Mosquera Olaya Herrera Roberto Payan Salahonda Tumaco Buenaventura
An. albimanus 8 34 221 116 379  
An. albimanus Ba 3 174   3797 22 2 76 451 329 4854 1 P. falciparum (a)
An. albitarsis la 4 1 5  
An. apicimacula (NW-SPC, SPC) 2 8 1 11  
An. argyritarsis 1 1  
An. calderoni 4 13 337 58 1 46 459  
An. darlingi 6 20 189 7 222  
An. neivai s.l. 1 18 1232 1251  
An. neivai nr. An. neivai 4a 2 2  
An. nuneztovari Ca 1025 786 1646 742 500 4699 3 2 P. falciparum (b); 1 P.vivax VK247 (c)
An. pseudopunctipennis s.l. (NW, SPC) 12 7 22 41  
An. punctimacula s.l. 4   7 2 13  
An. triannulatus s.l. 21 28 24 17 90  
Total 1064 869 2103 892 7 190 0 3797 359 60 77 523 2086 12,027 4 0.03
  1. aLineages supported in Culicidae database of Boldsystems (http://www.boldsystems.org) and GenBank databases
  2. NW Northwest of Colombia, SPC South Pacific coast region of Colombia. (a) El Charco, Nariño, (b) Tierralta, Cordoba, (c) Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca