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Table 1 Number of P. falciparum positive mosquitoes (n) per total tested (N) by qPCR captured with miniature light traps and mouth aspirator from each sample type

From: Mosquitoes as a feasible sentinel group for anti-malarial resistance surveillance by Next Generation Sequencing of Plasmodium falciparum

  CDC light traps
n/N (%)
Mouth aspiration (manual)
n/N (%)
Total n/N (%) p-value
Whole body 21/72 (29.2) 13/72 (18.1) 34/144 (23.6) 0.2
Head/thorax 13/150 (8.7) 5/150 (3.3) 18/300 (6) 0.05
Abdomen 36/150 (24.0) 19/150 (12.7) 55/300 (18.3) 0.02
Pooled 11/39 (28.2) 2/39 (5.1) 3/78 (16.7) 0.01
Total 81/411 (19.7) 39/411 (9.5) 120/822 (14.6)