Table 2

Mean number of males and females Phlebotomus orientalis collected by animal baited traps in Dinder National Park (DNP), eastern Sudan during May 2002.

Animal trap

M ± S.E No of P. orientalis collected per animal trap

P value


Female

Male

Total

Control

0.4 ± 0.16

0.4 ± 0.22

0.8 ± 0.2

1.00

Dog

228.8 ± 53.5

22.9 ± 4.98

257.7 ± 58.38

0.001

Mongoose

63.88 ± 12.08

9.88 ± 2.43

73.29 ± 13.18

0.001

Genet

17.4 ± 3.72

2.80 ± 0.7

20.2 ± 3.94

0.001

Nile rat

2.6 ± 0.56

1.0 ± 0.37

3.6 ± 0.7

0.028

P value

<0.001

<0.001

<0.001


Hassan et al. Parasites & Vectors 2009 2:26   doi:10.1186/1756-3305-2-26

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