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Table 1 Summary of the results of ongoing LF surveillance activities in Togo, 2010 to 2015

From: Surveillance for lymphatic filariasis after stopping mass drug administration in endemic districts of Togo, 2010–2015

Sample type Region Year Total
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  
n Pos (%) n Pos (%) n Pos (%) n Pos (%) n Pos (%) n Pos (%) n Pos (%)
DBS Savanes 271 2 (0.74) 271 0 (0) 273 1 (0.37) 328 1 (0.30) 378 1 (0.26) 350 0 (0) 1,871 5 (0.27)
DBS Kara 351 1 (0.28) 327 0 (0) 340 0 (0) 330 0 (0) 330 1 (0.30) 330 0 (0) 2,008 2 (0.10)
DBS Centrale 243 1 (0.41) 240 0 (0) 239 0 (0) 237 3 (1.27) 260 1 (0.38) 239 1 (0.42) 1,458 6 (0.41)
DBS Plateaux 250 0 (0) 230 0 (0) 231 0 (0) 242 2 (0.83) 258 4 (1.55) 240 0 (0) 1,451 6 (0.41)
DBS Sub-total 1115 4 (0.36) 1068 0 (0) 1083 1 (0.09) 1,137 6 (0.53) 1226 7 (0.57) 1,159 1 (0.09) 6,788 19 (0.28)
BS Savanes 315 0 (0) 447 0 (0) 420 0 (0) 580 0 (0) 590 0 (0) 610 0 (0) 2,962 0 (0)
BS Kara 471 0 (0) 826 1 (0.12) 961 0 (0) 940 0 (0) 930 0 (0) 941 0 (0) 5,069 1 (0.02)
BS Centrale 538 0 (0) 563 0 (0) 580 0 (0) 560 0 (0) 573 0 (0) 580 0 (0) 3,394 0 (0)
BS Plateaux 660 0 (0) 1173 0 (0) 1230 0 (0) 1655 0 (0) 1783 0 (0) 1748 0 (0) 8,249 0 (0)
BS Maritime 357 0 (0) 709 0 (0) 789 0 (0) 915 0 (0) 820 0 (0) 761 0 (0) 4,351 0 (0)
BS Lomé-Commune 94 0 (0) 375 0 (0) 510 0 (0) 480 0 (0) 530 0 (0) 570 0 (0) 2559 0 (0)
BS Sub-total 2435 0 (0) 4093 1 (0.02) 4490 0 (0) 5130 0 (0) 5226 0 (0) 5210 0 (0) 26,584 1 (0)
Total 3550 4 (0.11) 5161 1 (0.02) 5573 1 (0.02) 6267 6 (0.10) 6452 7 (0.11) 6369 1 (0.02) 33,372 20 (0.06)
  1. Abbreviations: DBS dried blood sample, BS blood smear, n number of samples collected, Pos number of positive cases, (%) percentage of positive cases