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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of LF infection in four health districts of the Far North Region of Cameroon

From: Loss of sensitivity of immunochromatographic test (ICT) for lymphatic filariasis diagnosis in low prevalence settings: consequence in the monitoring and evaluation procedures

Implementation unit Number examined % prevalence of ICT (95 % CI) % prevalence of ELISA (95 % CI) % prevalence of CTBS (95 % CI) Mean mf counta (sd)
Yagoua 144 6.3 (3.3–11.5) 9.7 (5.9–15.7) 4.2 (1.9–8.8) 19.72 (116.86)
Kar-Hay 131 1.5 (0.4–5.4) 9.9 (5.9–16.2) 0.8 (0.1–4.2) 1.37 (15.73)
Pette 87 0.0 (0.0–4.2) 1.1 (0.2–6.2) 0.0 (0.0–4.2) 0.00 (0.00)
Kousseri 42 0.0 (0.0–8.4) 0.0 (0.0–8.4) 0.0 (0.0–8.4) 0.00 (0.00)
Overall 404 2.7 (1.5–4.8) 6.9 (4.8–9.8) 1.7 (0.8–3.5) 7.48 (70.77)
  1. amf count is expressed as the number of mf per mL of blood (mf/mL)