Volume 13, Number 11—November 2007
Mycobacterium ulcerans in Mosquitoes Captured during Outbreak of Buruli Ulcer, Southeastern Australia
|Region||No. cases past 5 y||No. mosquitoes tested (% Aedes camptorhynchus)†||No. pools positive||MLE (95% CI)|
|Point Lonsdale||79||11,504 (91.8)||48||4.2 (3.08–5.53)|
|Bellarine Peninsula (excluding Point Lonsdale)||30||2,119 (88.7)||3||1.42 (0.37–3.85)|
|Bass coast Shire including Phillip Island||2||795 (82.1)||1||1.25 (0.07–6.03)|
|Central and northern Victoria (Mildura, Swan Hill, Moira, Shepparton)
|Total||111||14,889 (89.4)||52||3.57 (2.70–4.64)|
*MLE bias was corrected when >1 pool was positive, otherwise uncorrected. CI, confidence interval
†p value = 0.07 (χ2: 4 × 2 table; pools positive/no. tested).
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