Table 2

Number of times the different APfEIR methods were used (at different time intervals) over the 25 year study period

Sporozoite Detection and Biting Rate Method

Year intervals


1980–84

1985–89

1990–94

1995–99

2000–04

Row Total


Dissection + HBC

13

19

18

11

-

61

Dissection + PSC

8

-

-

-

-

8

Dissection + Exit Trap

-

2

-

-

-

2

Dissection + ELISA + HBC

-

-

-

1

-

1

ELISA + HBC

-

9

14

13

2

38

ELISA + PSC

-

-

11

31

-

42

ELISA + Light Trap

-

13

10

9

-

32

ELISA + HBC + PSC

-

-

4

-

-

4

ELISA + HBC + PSC + Light Trap

-

-

-

3

-

3

ELISA + HBC +Exit Trap

-

-

5

-

-

5

ELISA + PCR + HBC

-

-

-

3

-

3


Column total

21

43

62

71

2

199


Note. Human bait catch = HBC, pyrethrum spray catches = PSC, enzyme-linked immuno-sorbent assays = ELISA, polymerase chain reaction = PCR

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