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Table 1 Wuchereria bancrofti prevalence and intensity of infection in Séké Pembé

From: A case study of risk factors for lymphatic filariasis in the Republic of Congo

  Total Male Female
  N ICT-positive (%) mf positive (%) W. bancrofti mf count* per 70 μL N ICT-positive (%) mf positive (%) W. bancrofti mf count* per 70 μL N ICT-positive (%) mf positive (%) W. bancrofti mf count* per 70 μL
     GM# Median (range)     GM# Median (range)     GM# Median (range)
5-10 203 1.5 0.5 111.5 111.5$ 94 2.1 1.1 111.5 111.5$ 109 0.9 0 0 0
11-15 110 12.7 8.2 24.8 22.0 (9.5-89.0) 52 15.4 11.5 20.0 17.0 (9.5-52.0) 58 10.3 5.2 37.9 33.0 (18.5-89.0)
16-20 57 35.1 10.5 3.8 3.0 (1.0-24.0) 32 43.8 15.6 5.0 4.5 (1.5-24.0) 25 24.0 4.0 1.0 1.0$
21-30 113 25.7 5.3 13.5 16.3 (1.0-42.5) 45 33.3 8.9 19.6 16.3 (13.5-42.5) 68 20.6 2.9 6.5 21.5 (1.0-42.0)
31-40 107 25.2 5.6 6.7 9.8 (0.5-189.5) 54 33.3 11.1 6.7 9.8 (0.5-189.5) 53 17.0 0 0 0
41-50 96 25.0 7.3 25.3 23.0 (7.5-230.0) 43 32.6 11.6 29.4 28.5 (7.5-230.0) 53 18.9 3.8 17.3 18.0 (13.0-23.0)
>50 88 19.3 6.8 16.4 18.0 (0.5-203.0) 34 29.4 8.8 8.4 11.5 (0.5-104.5) 54 13.0 5.6 31.9 24.5 (6.5-203.0)
Total 774 17.1 5.3 14.0 15 (0.5-230.0) 35 22.9 8.5 13.2 13.5 (0.5-230.0) 420 12.6 2.6 16.3 23.0 (1.0-203.0)
  1. #Geometric mean (GM).
  2. *Infection intensity calculated in the microfilaremic individuals.
  3. $Only 1 microfilaremic person in these cells.