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Table 4 Plasmodium falciparum CSP(*) rate and Entomological Inoculation Rate (EIR) in Goulmoun (July 2006 – June 2007).

From: Malaria vectors and transmission dynamics in Goulmoun, a rural city in south-western Chad

Mosquito
species
No. of
mosquitoes
No. CSP
positive
% CSP positive
(95% CI)
Average Human Biting Rate
(No. bites/man/night)
Average number of bites from
infected anophelines per man
      per night per year
An. arabiensis 7,363 103 1.4 (1.13–1.67) 51.1 0.72 263
An. funestus 218 3 1.4 (0.03–5.45) 1.5 0.02 7.7
An. pharoensis 1,796 15 0.8 (0.41–1.26) 12.5 0.10 38.1
An. ziemanni 191 1 0.5 (0.00–3.77) 1.3 0.01 2.5
  1. (*) circumsporozoite protein