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Table 4 Blood meals sources detected among the wild caught Anopheles mosquitoes

From: Blood meal profile and positivity rate with malaria parasites among different malaria vectors in Sudan

Vector identification Meal Source Total
Human, cattle, and goat Human and cattle Cattle and goat Human Cattle Goat Dog
An. arabiensis 13 (4.8%) 68 (25.9%) 8 (3.0%) 70 (26.6%) 95 (36.1%) 8 (3.0%) 1 (0.4%) 263 (96.0%)
An. rufipes 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (100%) 2 (0.7%)
An. stephensi 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (3.3%)
Vector Infectivity rate
An. arabiensis
P. falciparum 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 8 (42.1%) 0 (0.0%) 8 (42.1%) 3 (15.8%) 0 (0.0%) 19 (7.2%)
P. vivax 13 (52.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 12 (48.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 25 (9.5%)
Negative 0 (0.0%) 68 (31.0%) 0 (0.0%) 58 (26.5%) 87 (39.7%) 5 (2.3%) 1 (0.5%) 219 (83.3%)
Total 13 (4.9%) 68 (25.9%) 8 (3.0%) 70 (26.6%) 95 (36.1%) 8 (3.0%) 1 (0.4%) 263 (96.0%)
An. rufipes
P. falciparum 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
P. vivax 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Negative 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (100%) 2 (100%)
Total 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (100%) 2 (0.7%)
An. stephensi
P. falciparum 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
P. vivax 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Negative 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (100%)
Total 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (3.3%)
Total 13 (4.7%) 68 (24.8%) 8 (2.9%) 70 (25.5%) 104 (38.0%) 8 (2.9%) 3 (1.1%) 274 (100%)