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Table 2 Trapping of sand flies in the shelter area and identification of sand fly species

From: Leishmania infection in cats and dogs housed together in an animal shelter reveals a higher parasite load in infected dogs despite a greater seroprevalence among cats

Trap No.No. of specimensNo. of females (%)No. of males (%)No. of sand fly pools tested for Leishmania DNANo. of male Phlebotomus perfiliewi (%)aNo. of male Phlebotomus papatasi (%)aNo of male Phlebotomus tobbi (%)a
1289235 (81)54 (19)852 (96)02 (4)
29045 (50)45 (50)345 (100)00
36832 (47)36 (53)236 (100)00
411864 (54)54 (46)346 (85)08 (15)
56853 (78)15 (22)38 (53)7 (43)0
Total633429 (68)204 (32)19187 (92)7 (3)10 (5)
  1. aPercent of males