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Table 4 Summary of pre and post MDA survey results

From: Lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: distribution at district level and impact of mass drug administration, 1980 to 2011

Province District Locality Test MDA drug Frequency (if > =1 MDA) Pre-MDA Post 1 MDA Post 2 MDA Post 3 MDA Post 4 MDA Post > =5 MDA Reference
       Yr No pers % pos Yr No pers % pos Yr No pers % pos Yr No pers % pos Yr No pers % pos Yr No pers % pos  
E Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 4 mod trans villages Mf DEC + IVM Annual 1994 797 47.2 1995 756 20.6 1996 790 5.7 1997 819 1.0 1998 750 0.9     [4]
E Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 3 high trans villages Mf DEC + IVM Annual 1994 281 76.9 1995 318 31.8 1996 311 23.8 1997 303 10.9 1998 266 5.3     [4]
E Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 4 mod trans villages Mf DEC Annual 1994 903 42.2 1995 815 29.2 1996 802 15.1 1997 692 6.8 1998 639 1.6     [4]
E Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 3 high trans villages Mf DEC Annual 1994 243 76.1 1995 192 51.0 1996 253 42.3 1997 257 21.8 1998 165 10.9     [4]
E Sepik Ambunti-Dreikikir 7 villages Og4C3 DEC Annual 1994 177 83.6           1998 100 78 2003 531 16.9 [7]
Madang Sumkar Bagabag Is Mf DEC or ALB + DEC   1998 1026 28.5 2001 729 16.1              [43][37]
Madang Usino-Bundi 4 villages Mf ALB + DEC Annual 2003 571 18.6 2004 696 8.3 2005 714 3.4 2006 529 1.3        [39]
Madang Usino-Bundi 4 villages ICT ALB + DEC Annual 2003 558 47.5 2004 692 35.1 2005 695 25.2 2006 543 17.1        [39]
Milne Bay Alotau Buhutu valley Og4C3 DEC Salt (for 6 months) 1995 434 55 1996 100 36.3              [44, 45]
Milne Bay Alotau Dogura Og4C3 DEC   1995 255 71 1996 100 66              [44, 45]
Milne Bay Samarai-Murua Basalaki Is Og4C3 ALB + DEC Annual 1998 100 74           2003 100 35     [46]
Milne Bay Samarai-Murua Misima Is Mf DEC + IVM Annual 1996 100 63.1 1997 100 2.8              [46]
Milne Bay Samarai-Murua Misima Is Og4C3 ALB + DEC Annual 1997 144 53           2003 484 0.2     [46]
New Ireland Namanatai Lihir Is / E Coast ICT ALB + DEC         2003 3009 7.7     2008 3799 0.8     [40]
New Ireland Namanatai Lihir Is / W Coast ICT ALB + DEC         2003 1969 30.7     2008 2464 7.5     [40]
S Highlands Nipa-Kutubu Mt Bosavi: Fogomaiyu Mf DEC Weekly (for 6 mths) + ITN 1987 79 92              1987 100 6 [3]
Western Middle Fly Lake Murray: Usukof Og4C3 ALB or ALB + DEC Bi-annual 1999 62 14.5 1999 168 6 2000 168 4.2           [47]
Western Middle Fly Lake Murray: Giakoret Og4C3 ALB + DEC   1999 67 77.6 2000 25 28              [47]
Western Middle Fly Nomad Og4C3 ALB + DEC   1999 262 83.2 2000 146 80.1              [47]
Western North Fly Star Mtns A + B villages Mf DEC Bi-annual (for 2 yrs) then annual (for 2 yrs) 1986 286 34.4           1988 302 12 1990 503 6.4 [48]
Western North Fly Star Mtns B villages Mf DEC Annual 1988 312 45.14     1990 372 26.14           [48]
Western North Fly Rumginae area Mf DEC Annual 1991 1034 32 1992 208 13     1993 248 7        [49]
  1. Mf: microfilariae; DEC: diethylcarbamazine; IVM: ivermectin; ALB: albendazole.