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Table 3 Summary of xenomonitoring by PCR of female Ae. polynesiensis and Ae. (Finlaya) spp. sampled in Fasitoo-Tai using various collection methods

From: Evaluation of traps and lures for mosquito vectors and xenomonitoring of Wuchereria bancrofti infection in a high prevalence Samoan Village

Species Collection method LF positive pools LF negative pools % pools LF positive No. mosquitoes analyzed Average pool size % Predicted LF prevalence in mosquitoes (95 % CI)
Ae. polynesiensis (Comparison 1) HBC 6 4 60.0 % 135   
BGS + C/O 16 11 59.3 % 503   
BGS + L/C/O 21 11 65.6 % 640   
BGS + L 18 14 56.3 % 621   
Ae. polynesiensis (additional HBC) HBC 13 13 50.0 % 332   
TOTAL        
Ae. polynesiensis All 4 53 58.3 % 2251 17 4.7 % (3.6 to 6.1 %)
Ae. (Finlaya) spp. 1 All2 1 16 5.9 % 153 9 0.67 % (0.21 to 0.34 %)
  1. 1Includes species Ae. oceanicus, Ae. samoanus, and/or Ae. tutuilae
  2. 2Females collected in BGS/HBC and BGS/CDC comparisons and additional HBC