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Table 2 Summary of mosquitoes collected in the dry season in East Kenya

From: Mosquito arbovirus survey in selected areas of Kenya: detection of insect-specific virus

Study site Kwale Mombasa
Collection methods employed (number of trap sessions)# As; 39, BG; 12, CDC; 15, GT; 12 As; 39, BG; 12, CDC; 15, GT; 12
Methods collected mosquitoes (number of trap sessions)# As; 7, BG; 3, CDC; 10, GT; 6 As; 33, BG; 7, CDC; 14, GT; 12
Collection period January 18–20, 2012 (3 days) January 24–26, 2012 (3 days)
Number of houses 13 houses 13 houses
Species Physiological status No. collected Pools Positive pool No. collected Pools Positive pool
Ae. aegypti Fed     2 1 0
Unfed 3 3 0 16 2 0
An. coustani Fed 1 1 0    
An. funestus Fed 1 1 0    
An. gambiae s.l. Fed 3 1 0    
Unfed 8 1 1 2 1 1
An. longipulpis Fed 1 1 0    
An. rivulorum Fed 4 1 0    
Anopheles sp. Male 1 1 0    
Cx. cinereus Gravid 1 1 0    
Cx. decens Unfed 2 1 0    
Gravid 4 1 0    
Cx. quinquefasciatus Male 15 1 0 235 10 1
Fed 30 2 0 105 6 0
Unfed 19 1 0 375 13 0
Gravid 64 4 0 129 7 0
Cx. laticinctus Gravid 5 1 0    
Cx. simpsoni Male 1 1 0    
Unfed     2 1 0
Cx. univiittetus Unfed     2 1 0
Culex sp. Male     1 1 0
Unfed 1 1 0 3 1 0
Mansonia sp. Fed 2 1 0    
Unfed 8 1 0    
Others Male 2      
Unfed 3      
Total   179 26 1 872 44 2
  1. #Abbreviations of collection methods are As aspirator, BG: BG sentinel trap, CDC:CDC light trap, GT CDC gravid trap