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Table 2 Blood meal analysis results

From: Impact of cattle on the abundance of indoor and outdoor resting malaria vectors in southern Malawi

Female anophelines Cattle presence (a) or absence (b) Cow Human Mammal Goat No amplifications
In Out In Out In Out In Out In Out
An. gambiae s.l. a 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
An. funestus s.l. a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
An. arabiensis a 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 5
b 6 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 1
An. gambiae s.s. a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
b 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
An. funestus s.s. a 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 6 0
b 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 9 0
An. rivulorum-like a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   22 1 17 2 33
  1. An. gambiae s.l. and An. funestus s.l.: species-specific PCR failed to amplify
  2. Mammal: blood meals were positive for mammal-specific PCR, but did not amplify for human, cattle, goat, pig or dog