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Table 2 Screened participants positive for O. volvulus Mf in the Melong HD

From: Differential susceptibility of Onchocerca volvulus microfilaria to ivermectin in two areas of contrasting history of mass drug administration in Cameroon: relevance of microscopy and molecular techniques for the monitoring of skin microfilarial repopulation within six months of direct observed treatment

Variables Study populations Number examined Number positive Percentage (%) p – value (x2 test)
Gender Male 283 44 15.5 0.005
Female 316 26 8.2
Total 599 70 11.7  
Age group Children (5–19 years) 132 15 11.4 0.896
Adults (≥20 years) ( 467 55 11.8
Total 599 70 11.7  
Community Mounko 60 4 6.7 0.002
Manjibo 51 12 23.5
Singa/Mbie/Barembeng2/Longze 104 10 9.6
Ndoumbot/Ntangtom 55 14 25.5
Nkoniakoniama/Nkonianke/Nkoniambot 87 7 8.0
Ndom-Bakem 79 10 12.7
Barembeng1 101 8 7.9
Mpaka 62 5 8.1
Total 599 70 11.7