Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Evidences of the Low Implication of Mosquitoes in the Transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the Causative Agent of Buruli Ulcer

Table 3

Distribution of MU targets in field collected mosquitoes larvae.

Study sitesPools of 10 mosquito larvae analyzedIS2404-qPCRKR-qPCRIS2606-qPCRMU distribution
Positive (%)Positive (%)Positive (%)

BU endemic villagesAgbahounsou741013.510216.67Absent
Agongbo732432.88015.26Absent
Agodenou7656.5800Absent

Total2233917.4900Absent

BU nonendemic villageTanongou941111.7000Absent

P: percentage of targets distribution. No statistical difference was found in the distribution of IS2404 target between the endemic and nonendemic localities ().

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