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Table 1 Relative abundance of Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus from several locations in Yaoundé according to season

From: Temporal distribution and insecticide resistance profile of two major arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon

Location Dry season Rainy season
  Breeding sitesa Ae. aegypti Ae. albopictus P Breeding sitesa Ae. aegypti Ae. albopictus P
Downtown 21 509 544 < 0.1 29 492 731 < 0.001
 Mokolo Used tires (10);
Car wrecks (1)
470 199 < 0.001 Used tires (5) 178 192 > 0.05
 Mvog-ada Used tires (2) 35 4 < 0.001 Used tires (11) 289 195 < 0.001
 Essos Used tires (8) 4 341 < 0.001 Used tires (12);
Discarded tanks (1)
25 344 < 0.001
Surbub 50 49 1222 < 0.001 78 232 1192 < 0.001
 Emana Used tires (8) 10 241 < 0.001 Used tires (13);
Cobblestone moulds (30)
37 491 < 0.001
 Nkolbisson Used tires (10) 28 549 < 0.001 Used tires (9);
Discarded tanks (1);
Rubber boot (1)
146 480 < 0.001
 Ahala Used tires (10);
Discarded tanks (5)
9 404 < 0.001 Used tires (9) 19 105 < 0.001
 Nkoabang Used tires (16) 2 28 < 0.001 Used tires (15) 30 116 < 0.001
  1. aNumbers in parentheses indicate the number of breeding sites with immature stages of Aedes