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Table 5 Number of ants captured according to hospital environment, March 2012 to February 2013

From: Ants as vectors of pathogenic microorganisms in a hospital in São Paulo county, Brazil

Environment Total ants *Days with observation
Medical clinic 56 6
External area 6 3
Obstetric clinic 6 2
Reception room 2 1
Kitchen 0 0
Surgical centre 0 0
Paediatric clinic 0 0
Intensive care unit 0 0
  1. *Days with observation of ants within the specified environment.