Journal of Parasitology Research / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Medically Important Parasites Carried by Cockroaches in Melong Subdivision, Littoral, Cameroon

Table 1

Distribution of cockroach species by quarters and capture sites.

Sampling pointsAreas/sitesCockroach species (%)Total
Periplaneta americanaBlattella germanicaBlatta orientalis

QuartersNkongsoung162 (19.20)69 (8.18)46 (5.45)277 (32.82)
Mélong centre182 (21.56)39 (4.62)62 (7.35)283 (33.53)
Lèlem149 (17.65)73 (8.65)62 (7.35)284 (33.65)

Total282 (33.41)277 (32.82)285 (33.77)844 (100)

Captures sitesToilets282 (33.80)0 (0.00)0 (0.00)282 (33.41)
Kitchens131 (15.52)62 (7.35)84 (9.95)277 (32.82)
Houses80 (9.48)119 (14.10)86 (10.19)285 (33.77)

Total493 (58.41)181 (21.45)170 (20.14)844 (100)