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Table 1 Illustration of complete sampling plan for the vector surveillance and estimation of malaria transmission in Ifakara town and its environs

From: Dramatic decreases of malaria transmission intensities in Ifakara, south-eastern Tanzania since early 2000s

Trap type Position Sample station Frequency Number of houses Number of trap nights
Human landing catches Indoors Sentinel Hourly collections, 5 nights per month 10 600
Human landing catches Outdoors Sentinel Hourly collections, 5 nights per month 10 600
CDC light traps Indoors Random Nightly collections, 1 night per month 100 1200
Suna® Traps Outdoors Random Nightly collections, 1 night per month 100 1200
  1. The table shows the different trapping methods used, their frequency of use, position of use (indoors/outdoors), and whether the methods were used in sentinel or randomly selected households. The sampling plan does not include the additional collections done to assess parity