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Table 2 Sources of blood meal of Anopheles mosquitoes collected indoors and outdoors from Chano in Southwest Ethiopia from May 2009-April 2010

From: Blood meal origins and insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis from Chano in South-West Ethiopia

Anopheles spp.   Blood meals sources
  No. analysed (HBI,%) Human N (%) Bovine N (%) Mixed N (%) Unknown N (%)
An. arabiensis 2234 (44) 180 (8) 745 (33) 807 (36) 502 (22.5)
An. marshalli 656 (37) 68 (10) 308 (47) 175 (27) 105 (16)
An. garnhami 49 (37) 9 (18) 23 (47) 9 (18) 8 (16)
An. funestus group 16 (19) 0 (0.0) 6 (37.5) 3 (19) 7 (44)
An. pharoensis 7 (43) 1 (14) 0 (0.0) 2 (29) 4 (57)
An. tenebrosus 5 (20) 1(20) 1 (20) 0 (0.0) 3 (60)
Total 2967 (42)* 259 (9) 1083 (36.5) 996 (33.5) 629 (21)
  1. Mixed (human + bovine) blood meals were added to the number of human and bovine blood meals when calculating the HBI; numbers in parenthesis. Unknown blood meals are negative for human and bovine antibodies. * Overall HBI of Anopheles mosquitoes.