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Table 2 Prevalence of infected flies and seasonal transmission potential in sentinel and extra-sentinel communities, 2012

From: Elimination of onchocerciasis in Ecuador: findings of post-treatment surveillance

Community Flies screened Pools screened Positive pools Rate of infected fliesa (CI)b Seasonal biting rate (CI)b Seasonal transmission potential (CI)b
Corriente Grande 9876 236 0 0 (0–0.39) 56,867 (53,162–60,825) 0 (0–11.1)
El Tigre 7753 216 0 0 (0–0.49) 40,797 (38,821–42,872) 0 (0–10.0)
San Miguel 7450 200 0 0 (0–0.51) 27,833 (25,218–30,708) 0 (0–7.1)
Naranjal 15,035 328 0 0 (0–0.26) 133,890 (117,616–152,396) 0 (0–17.4)
Capulíc 3187 81 0 0 (0–1.20) 10,739 (9929–11,609) 0 (0–6.4)
Hualpíc 10,644 226 0 0 (0–0.40) 65,127 (60,981–69,550) 0 (0–11.7)
Medianíac 7213 154 0 0 (0–0.50) 24,615 (21,388–28,305) 0 (0–6.5)
La Ceibac 7153 151 0 0 (0–0.50) 38,348 (36369–40,432) 0 (0–10.2)
Total 68,311 1592 0 0 (0–0.10) 34,117 (32,796–35,490) 0 (0–1.0)
  1. aNumber infected flies per 2000 flies sampled
  2. bShown are point estimates and 95% confidence intervals (CI)
  3. cExtra-sentinel sites