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Table 1 Sampling regions, number of tested and TOSV infected female's sandflies

From: Serological and molecular detection of Toscana and other Phleboviruses in patients and sandflies in Tunisia

Region (Bioclimatic zone) Collected species Tested species (No.of sandflies tested/No. of pools) No of positive pools
Bizerte (Sub-humid) P. perniciosus P. perniciosus (75/3) 3
P. longicuspis P. longicuspis (25/1) 0
P. papatasi P. papatasi (25/1) 0
P. perfiliewi P. perfiliewi (50/2) 1
Tunis (Semi arid) P. perniciosus P. perniciosus (75/3) 2
P. papatasi P. papatasi (25/1) 0
P. perfiliewi P. perfiliewi (25/1) 0
S. minuta parroti S. minuta parroti (25/1) 0
Beja (Sub-humid) S. minuta parroti P. perniciosus * (75/3) 2
P. perniciosus
P. perfiliewi
P. papatasi P. perfiliewi (25/1) 1
S. fallax
S. antennata P. papatasi (50/2) 0
S.dreyfussi
Jendouba (Arid) P. papatasi P. papatasi (30/1) 0
P. perniciosus P. perniciosus (28/1) 0
P. longicuspis P. longicuspis (27/1) 0
S. minuta parroti
Monastir (Semi arid) P. perniciosus P. perniciosus (30/1) 1
P. papatasi P. papatasi (60/2) 0
P. perfiliewi P. perfiliewi (30/1) 1
S. minuta parroti S. minuta parroti (30/1) 0
P. longicuspis
P. langeroni
S. dreyfussi
Pa. alexandri
S. antennata
P. ariasi
Mahdia (Semi arid) P. perniciosus P. perniciosus (30/1) 0
P. papatasi
P. perfiliewi P. papatasi (30/1) 0
S. minuta parroti
P. longicuspis P. perfiliewi (30/1) 0
P. langeroni
S. dreyfussi S. minuta parroti (30/1) 0
Pa. alexandri
S. antennata S. antennata (30/1) 0
P. ariasi
Kairouan (Arid) P. perniciosus P. papatasi (30/1) 0
  P. papatasi
  P. perfiliewi
  S.minuta parroti
  S.fallax P. perfiliewi (60/2) 2
  S.christophersi   
  P. longicuspis   
Sfax (Arid) P. pernciciosus P. pernciciosus (25/1) 0
P. papatasi
P. perfiliewi
S. dreyfussi
S. minuta parroti
Pa. alexandri P. papatasi (25/1) 0
Pa. chabaudi
S. antennata
P. longicuspis
Tataouine (Saharan) P. papatasi P. papatasi (25/1) 0
P. perniciosus
P. longicuspis
S. minuta parroti P. longicuspis (25/1) 0
Pa. chabaudi
Total 14 1050/39 13
  1. *One pool of P. pernicious PCR positive for Punique Virus.