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Table 6 Transmission Assessment Survey in four endemic state/regions of Myanmar, 2008–2015

From: Rapid progress towards elimination of lymphatic filariasis in endemic regions of Myanmar as a result of 16 years of anti-filarial activities (2001–2016)

Region District/IU TAS Year Children (N) Test positive N (%) MDA status
Sagaing Kalay Yes 2008 3011 0(0.0) Stopped
Tamu Yes   3081 0(0.0) Stopped
Kathar Yes   3003 0(0.0) Stopped
Shwebo Yes 2015 2104 30(1.4) Continue
Sagaing No     
Monywa No     
Magway Minbu Yes 2014 1565 1(0.06) Stopped
Pakokku No     
Magway No     
Thayet No     
Mandalay Pyin Oo Lwin Yes 2014 2500 0(0.0) Stopped
Nyaung Oo Yes 2015 1712 5(0.3) Stopped
Kyauksel No     
Myingyan No     
Yae Mae Thin No     
Mandalay No     
Meikhti Lar No     
Rakhine Maungdaw No     
Mrauk U No     
Kyauk Pyu No     
Thandwe No     
Overall     14,476 36(0.25)  
  1. MDA mass drug administration, NA not applicable, TAS Transmission Assessment Survey, IU implementation unit