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Table 3 Human blood index (95 % BCI) by locality, season, trapping method (Bellec and vector collector only) and blackfly species, Ghana

From: Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: the human blood index of sibling species of the Simulium damnosum complex

Region Village Season Trapping method Total S. damnosum (s.l.) S. damnosum (s.s.)/S. sirbanum S. soubrense Beffa form S. squamosum a S. yahense S. sanctipauli Pra form
Brong-Ahafo Asubende Dry February 2011 Bellec 0.63 (0.54, 0.70) 0.63 (0.54, 0.70) na na na na
Vector collector 0.70 (0.56, 0.82) 0.70 (0.56, 0.82) na na na na
Agborlekame Dry February 2011 Bellec 0.33 (0.01, 0.77) 0.33 (0.01, 0.77) na na na na
Vector collector na na na na na na
Volta Asukawkaw Ferry Wet August 2009 Bellec 0.36 (0.14, 0.60) 0.33 (0.01, 0.77) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 0.25 (0.00,0.65) na na
Vector collector 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) na na na na
Dry March 2010 Bellec 0.67 (0.43, 0.87) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) na 0.58 (0.32, 0.83) na na
Vector collector 0.67 (0.59, 0.74) 0.44 (0.32, 0.58) 0.75 (0.45, 0.97) 0.82 (0.73, 0.90) na na
Dry February 2011 Bellec 1.00 (0.77, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 1.00 (0.69, 1.00) na na
Vector collector 1.00 (0.98, 1.00) 1.00 (0.92, 1.00) 1.00 (0.43, 1.00) 1.00 (0.98, 1.00) na na
Dodi Papase Wet August 2009 Bellec 1.00 (0.74, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) na 1.00 (0.69, 1.00) na na
Vector collector na na na na na na
Dry March 2010 Bellec 0.67 (0.23, 0.99) na na 0.67 (0.23, 0.99) na na
Vector collector 0.99 (0.95, 1.00) 1.00 (0.56, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 0.98 (0.94, 1.00) na na
Dry February 2011 Bellec na na na na na na
Vector collector 1.00 (0.97, 1.00) 1.00 (0.74, 1.00) na 1.00 (0.97, 1.00) na na
Pillar 83/ Djodji Dry March 2010 Bellec 0.53 (0.46, 0.60) 0.75 (0.35, 1.00) na 0.53 (0.46, 0.60) na na
Vector collector 1.00 (0.98, 1.00) 1.00 (0.43, 1.00) na 1.00 (0.98, 1.00) na na
Dry February 2011 Bellec 0.78 (0.70, 0.84) 0.69 (0.44, 0.90) na 0.79 (0.71, 0.85) na na
Vector collector 0.98 (0.96, 0.99) 1.00 (0.56, 1.00) 1.00 (0.23, 1.00) 0.98 (0.96, 0.99) na na
Western Bosomase Wet August 2009 Bellec 0.85 (0.68, 0.97) na na na na 0.85 (0.68, 0.97)
Vector collector 0.63 (0.42, 0.83) na na na na 0.63 (0.42, 0.83)
Dry February 2010 Bellec 0.86 (0.76, 0.94) na na na na 0.86 (0.76, 0.94)
Vector collector 1.00 (0.84, 1.00) na na na na 1.00 (0.84, 1.00)
Ashanti Gyankobaa Wet August 2009 Bellec 0.10 (0.04, 0.16) 0.09 (0.00, 0.31) na 0.25 (0.00, 0.65) 0.00 (0.00, 0.26) 0.10 (0.04, 0.18)
Vector collector 0.47 (0.42, 0.53) 0.53 (0.30, 0.76) na 0.50 0.26, 0.74) na 0.46 (0.40, 0.53)
  1. Abbreviation: na not available
  2. a S. squamosum C in Pillar 83/Djodji, Dodi Papase and Asukawkaw Ferry; S. squamosum E in Gyankobaa