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Table 2 Filarial DNA rate of mosquitoes collected in Matotagama from February 2013 to June 2014

From: Surveillance of Wuchereria bancrofti infection by anti-filarial IgG4 in urine among schoolchildren and molecular xenomonitoring in Sri Lanka: a post mass drug administration study

Date Captured mosquitoes Num. of poolsa Num. of positive pools % of positive pools Filarial DNA positive rates in mosquitoesb
Estimation (%) Lower (CI) Upper (CI)
2013/2/25 904 49 2 4.082 0.224 0.040 0.733
2013/3/26 495 28 1 3.571 0.202 0.012 0.983
2013/4/27 806 43 7 16.279 0.931 0.414 1.838
2013/5/18 710 40 1 2.500 0.141 0.008 0.684
2013/6/26 958 49 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.385
2013/7/27 1346 71 1 1.408 0.074 0.004 0.360
2013/8/31 601 34 2 5.882 0.339 0.061 1.112
2013/9/19 865 47 11 23.404 1.433 0.762 2.494
2013/10/26 838 45 3 6.667 0.367 0.097 0.994
2013/11/30 796 43 3 6.977 0.386 0.102 1.048
2014/1/4 403 25 2 8.000 0.510 0.092 1.680
2014/2/2 936 48 3 6.250 0.327 0.087 0.884
2014/2/21 1534 82 1 1.220 0.065 0.004 0.316
2014/3/21 917 55 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.403
2014/4/25 960 59 1 1.695 0.104 0.006 0.506
2014/5/30 1009 54 5 9.259 0.513 0.192 1.133
2014/6/7 260 16 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.300
  1. aCx. quinquefasciatus mosquitoes were captured by gravid traps at eight indexed houses and pooled in tubes (1–20 mosquitoes/pool)
  2. bPoint estimates and CIs of filarial DNA rate of mosquitoes were calculated using this binGroup library (pooledBin function) of R software