Aedes aegypti


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A·e·des ae·gyp·'ti

the mosquito responsible for yellow fever, a species that is also the vector of the pathogen of dengue; characterized by white lyre-shaped markings on the thorax.

Aedes aegypti

A species that transmits yellow fever and dengue.
See also: Aedes
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Transovarial transmission of dengue--2 virus by Aedes aegypti innature.
Oviposition site selection by the dengue vector Aedes aegypti and its implications for dengue control.
119 LCL: 95% of Lower Confidence Limit; UCL: 95% of Upper Confidence Limit; Table 2: Larval and pupal toxicity effect of Clerodendrone inerme against on dengue vector, Aedes aegypti Larval % of mortality and Concentration (ppm) pupal [LC.
The study was undertaken during December 2005 to November 2006 in the laboratory and in field conditions of the respective habitats of Anopheles spp and Aedes aegypti as per guidelines prescribed in 'Protocols for uniform evaluation of insecticides for use in vector control' (8) with some modifications.
They warned, for example, that population suppression of Aedes aegypti could lead to a closely related and disease-transmitting mosquito species, Aedes albopictus, filling the vacated niche and continuing to cause, or even worsen, the dengue problem, or transmission of other serious diseases.
Laboratory testing of a lethal ovitrap for Aedes aegypti.
These results suggest that chikungunya transmission occurred in Chennai while Aedes aegypti density was not unusually high and when no concomitant dengue outbreak was reported.
In 2007, scientists announced the completion of the full genome sequence of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits dengue and yellow fever.
The initiative in Brazil will produce large quantities of genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which will be released into nature to mate with females, the health ministry said.
Oxitec's Self-Limiting Approach Targets Aedes aegypti Mosquito Responsible for Virus Epidemic
Zica is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito also known to carry the yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya viruses.