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Table 3 Monthly mean summary of HBR and EIR of An . merus in Garithe from September 2007 to March 2008 calculated using indoor collections and outdoor collections

From: The bionomics of Anopheles merus (Diptera: Culicidae) along the Kenyan coast

An. merus Month HBR SR EIR
Outdoor collections* September 2007 0.875 0.00 0.00
  October 2007 0.466 0.00 0.00
  November 2007 0.276 0.00 0.00
  December 2007 0.303 0.30 0.018
  January 2008 - - -
  February 2008 0.00 0.00 0.00
  March 2008 0.00 0.00 0.00
Indoor collections September 2007 1.606 0.00 0.00
  October 2007 0.765 0.00 0.00
  November 2007 0.421 0.00 0.00
  December 2007 0.195 0.00 0.00
  January 2008 - - -
  February 2008 0.00 0.00 0.00
  March 2008 0.00 0.00 0.00
  1. * was multiplied by a conversion factor of 1.605 and the HBI.
  2. HBR-Human biting rate, SR- Sporozoite rate, EIR- Entomologic inoculation rate.