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Table 1 Baseline prevalence of Onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis in the study areas

From: Integrated transmission assessment surveys (iTAS) of lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis in Cross River, Taraba and Yobe States, Nigeria

State LGA (IU) Onchocerciasis Lymphatic filariasis
Year of mapping Method Range in baseline prevalence, % Year MDA started Year of mapping Method Baseline prevalence (%) Year MDA Started
Cross River Bekwara 1989 REMO 7.6–24 1994 2010 ICT 1 2011
Ikom 1998 REMO 14.8–62.5 1994 2009 ICT 2 2010
Taraba Gashaka 1998 REMO 5.4–65.5 1992 2008 ICT 8 2009
Karim Lamido 1998 REMO 2.7–24.2 1997 2008 ICT 6.7 2009
Yobe Bade 2000 REMO 7.2–20.6 1995 2008 ICT 1.3 2010
  1. ICT Immunochromatographic test, IU implementation unit, LGA local government area, MDA mass drug administration, REMO rapid epidemiological mapping of onchocerciasis