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Table 1 Dissection and CSP-ELISA results for mosquitoes without a blood meal, with a non-infected blood meal, with an inactivated gametocyte blood meal or an infectious gametocyte blood meal

From: Semi-high-throughput detection of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax oocysts in mosquitoes using bead-beating followed by circumsporozoite ELISA and quantitative PCR

  Day Mean oocysts + range Microscopy infection prevalence, % (n/N) Mean optical density + standard deviation CSP-ELISA infection prevalence, % (n/N)
Negative D2 N/A 0.0583 (0.0230) 1.3 (3/240)
Negative (blood meal) D2 N/A 0.1113 (0.1201) 14.2 (34/240)
Negative D12 N/A 0.0507 (0.0080) 0.0 (0/240)
Negative (blood meal) D12 N/A 0.0601 (0.0143) 0.0 (0/240)
Inactivated gametocyte blood meal D12 0 (0) 0.0 (0/60) 0.0548 (0.0077) 0.0 (0/240)
Low infectious gametocyte blood meal D12 0.8 (0–7) 35.0* (7/20) 0.1437 (0.2217) 16.3** (13/80)
High infectious gametocyte blood meal D12 11.9 (0–34) 95.0 (19/20) 2.386 (0.7820) 93.8 (225/240)
  1. Day day of mosquito collection after feeding
  2. *Confidence interval microscopy for low infectious meal: 35.0 (95% CI 15.3–59.2)
  3. **Confidence interval ELISA for low infectious meal: 16.3 (8.9–26.2)