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Table 3 Bloodmeal identification for Phlebotomus orientalis from Metema area (2003 to 2005).

From: Further studies on the phlebotomine sandflies of the kala-azar endemic lowlands of Humera-Metema (north-west Ethiopia) with observations on their natural blood meal sources

Village No. tested +ve for bovine blood (%) +ve for human blood (%) Mixed bovine & human blood Unidentified
Kokit 237 220 (92.8) 6 (2.5) 5 (2.2) 6 (2.5)
Gendawuha 20 17 (85) 0 1 (5) 2 (10)
Gebgeb 13 12 (92.3) 0 1 (7.7) 0
Kumer 3 1 (33.3) 0 0 2 (66.7)
Total 273 250 (91.6) 6 (2.2) 7 (2.6) 10 (3.7)