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Table 2 Dirofilaria spp. screening results of the four sampling sites in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (Romania) with information on the number of screened mosquitoes (2014) and dogs (2016)

From: Circulation of Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

Trapping site No. of tested mosquito specimens No. of tested mosquito pools No. of mosquito pools positive for Dirofilaria spp. (% of tested pools) No. of mosquito pools positive for D. immitis (% of tested pools) No. of mosquito pools positive for D. repens (% of tested pools) No. of mosquito pools positive for D. immitis and D. repens (% of tested pools) No. of tested dogs No. of dogs positive for Dirofilaria spp. (% of tested dogs) No. of dogs positive for D. immitis (% of tested dogs) No. of dogs positive for D. repens (% of tested dogs) No. of dogs positive for D. immitis and D. repens (% of tested dogs)
Dunarea Veche 48,423 386 11 (2.85) 8 (2.07) 5 (1.30) 2 (0.52) 7 3 (42.86) 3 (42.86) 1 (14.29) 1 (14.29)
Lake Rosulet 121,314 948 52 (5.49) 50 (5.27) 8 (0.84) 6 (0.63) 2 1 (50.00) 1 (50.00) 1 (50.00) 1 (50.00)
Letea 34,103 383 15 (3.92) 11 (2.87) 6 (1.57) 2 (0.52) 12 4 (33.33) 2 (16.67) 3 (25.00) 1 (8.33)
Sulina 36,732 401 18 (4.49) 14 (3.49) 4 (1.00) 0 (0.00) 15 3 (20.00) 1 (6.67) 3 (20.00) 1 (6.67)
Sum (% of tested mosquito pools or dogs) 240,572 2118 96 (4.53) 83 (3.92) 23 (1.09) 10 (0.47) 36 11 (30.56) 7 (19.44) 8 (22.22) 4 (11.11)