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Table 2 Number of annual mass treatments required to achieve ≥ 99 % probability of elimination in relation to varying coverage and MDA

From: Mathematical modelling of lymphatic filariasis elimination programmes in India: required duration of mass drug administration and post-treatment level of infection indicators

Endemic setting (Monthly biting rate) No. of MDA rounds required at different levels of coverage
50 % 65 % 80 %
Low (1600) 4 2 2
Intermediate (1950) 7 4 3
Pondicherry (2200) 8 5 3
High (2700) 12 6 4