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Table 2 Bias-corrected maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) and minimum infection rate (MIR) of Japanese encephalitis virus in Shanghai, China from May to November 2016

From: New strains of Japanese encephalitis virus circulating in Shanghai, China after a ten-year hiatus in local mosquito surveillance

Host No. of individuals No. of PP No. of pools Positive pool rate (%) MLE (95% CI) MIR (95% CI)
Culex tritaeniorhynchus 3945 4 255 1.57 1.01 (0.33–2.42) 1.01 (0.02–2.01)
Cx. pipiens (s.l.) 1540 1 256 0.39 1.01 (0.00–1.92) 0.65 (0.04–3.14)
Overall 5485 5 511 0.98 0.91 (0.34–2.01) 0.91 (0.11–1.71)
  1. Abbreviations: PP positive pool, CI confidence interval