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Table 2 Origin of Aedes albopictus blood-meals identified by ELISA (sandwich) technique

From: Aedes albopictus in Lebanon, a potential risk of arboviruses outbreak

Collection method Number of Ae. albopictus Number of females Number of engorged females Blood-meal origin
Human Cat Dog Poultry Unidentified
Manual Aspiration 100 40 18 12 1 1 1 3
CDC trap with CO2 53 10 2 0 1 0 1 0
BG sentinel 180 86 12 3 0 0 3 6
Total 333 136 32 15 (46.8%) 2 (6.3%) 1 (3.1%) 5 (15.7%) 9 (28.1%)