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Table 4 Comparison of infection, infective and potential infective rates in parous Chrysops between the two study periods

From: Impact of repeated ivermectin treatments against onchocerciasis on the transmission of loiasis: an entomologic evaluation in central Cameroon

Study period   No of chrysops dissected Number parous Percentage parous (%) Infection rate in parous (%) Infective rate in parous (%) Potential infective rate in parous
   S D S+D S D S+D S D S+D S D S+D S D S+D S D S+D
Baseline   831 145 976 289 55 344 34.5 37.9 35.2 19.4 23.1 20.1 5.9 5.5 5.8 8 7.3 7.8
2012   1448 110 1558 389 34 423 26.9 30.9 27.2 11.1 11.8 11.1 6.2 8.8 6.4 7.7 8.8 7.8
  p-value      0.00007 0.24 0.00001 0.002 0.16 0.0005 0.87 0.53 0.74 0.90 0.79 0.98
  1. NB: S= Chrysops silacea; D= Chrysops dimidiata; S+D= both species combined.