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Table 5 Minimum infection rate (MIR) of JEV in mosquitoes in this study

From: Pigsties near dwellings as a potential risk factor for the prevalence of Japanese encephalitis virus in adult in Shanxi, China

Collection sites Mosquito species No. Individuals No.pools No. Positive Pools MIR (/1000)
The courtyards of farmers’ households with pigstiesa Culex tritaeniorhynchus 723 8 5 6.92
  C. pipiens pallens 360 5 3 8.3
  Subtotal 1 083 13 8 7.39
Pig farmb C.tritaeniorhynchus 2 433 26 7 2.88
  C. pipiens pallens 552 6 1 1.81
  Subtotal 2 985 32 8 2.68
The courtyards of farmers’ households without pigstiesc C. tritaeniorhynchus 2 649 33 0 0
  C. pipiens pallens 1 054 10 0 0
  Subtotal 3 703 43 0 0
  1. aCourtyards of three farmers’ households with pigsties (farmers A, B, and C shown in Table 4)
  2. bTwo pig farms (pig farms A and B in Table 4)
  3. cCourtyards of five farmers’ households without pigsties