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Table 5 Species composition and distribution of phlebotomine sand flies

From: Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in Shebelle Zone of Somali Region, eastern Ethiopia

Factor Group N (%) P. orientalis n (%) P. rodhaini n (%) P. sergenti n (%) S. sergentomyia n (%)
District Gode 26 (30.6) 18 (34.6) 4 (28.6) 1 (12.5) 3 (27.3)
Adadle 59 (69.4) 34 (65.4) 10 (71.4) 7 (87.5) 8 (72.7)
Site In doors 3 (3.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (12.5) 2 (18.2)
Mound 32 (37.7) 24 (46.1) 4 (28.6) 3 (37.5) 1 (9.1)
Tree 16 (18.8) 7 (13.5) 2 (14.3) 2 (25.0) 5 (45.4)
Cattle shed 23 (27.1) 13 (25.0) 6 (42.8) 2 (25.0) 2 (18.2)
Artificial pond 11 (12.9) 8 (15.4) 2 (14.3) 0 (0) 1 (9.1)
Trap CDC light 40 (47.1) 24 (46.1) 7 (50.0) 4 (50.0) 5 (45.5)
Sticky 34 (40.0) 20 (38.5) 5 (35.7) 4 (50.0) 5 (45.5)
Aspiration 11 (12.9) 8 (15.4) 2 (14.3) 0 (0) 1 (9.1)