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Table 2 Mosquito collection methodologies used

From: Testing a method of sampling for entomological determination of transmission of Wuchereria bancrofti to inform lymphatic filariasis treatment strategy in urban settings

MethodNo. of sites per communityDescriptionTarget trapping events per community
Exit traps15 householdsMosquito collection for 10 days each month for 5 months750
Pyrethrum spray catch21 householdsThree households sprayed each day for 7 days; each household had only one spray catch per month for 5 months105
Gravid traps4 outdoor mosquito collection points7 days collection per month for 5 months, near households or open breeding site140