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Fig. 9 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 9

From: Transmission indices and microfilariae prevalence in human population prior to mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole in the Gomoa District of Ghana

Fig. 9

Monthly infective biting rates (MIBR) for the study communities. Monthly infective biting rate (MIBR) = Monthly biting rate (MBR) × Infectivity rate (IR). MBR = man biting rate (mBR) × 30; mBR, which also represents number of a particular species of mosquito biting human per given time = number of mosquitoes caught/ (number of collectors × number of captures). IR = proportion of a particular species of mosquito carrying W. bancrofti L3 stage larvae

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