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Table 5 Blood meal origins of An. gambiae (s.l.) mosquitoes collected using pit shelter and mouth aspirator

From: Species composition, blood meal hosts and Plasmodium infection rates of Anopheles mosquitoes in Ghibe River Basin, southwestern Ethiopia

Collection method n HBI (%) BBI (%) Mixed (%) Un (%)
Pit shelter 60 3.0 83.0 1.7 11.7
MA human house 58 74.0 14.0 12.1
MA cattle shed 291 2.0 68.0 0.7 29.6
  1. Abbreviations: MA, mouth aspirator; n, number tested; HBI, human blood index; BBI, bovine blood index; Mixed, human and cattle mixed blood index; Un, unidentified blood meal