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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Identification of key areas for Aedes aegypti control through geoprocessing in Nova Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
Vertical transmission of key west dengue-1 virus by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes from Florida.
On mosquito spraying, trapping and testing, Welch said the agency is ready with fully developed vector-control partnerships in communities with Aedes aegypti.
When plantation owners in the Carolinas later imported slaves from Barbados, Aedes aegypti came with them, and it's been feeding on Americans ever since.
This study was designed to determine the larvicidal activity of marine organisms seagrass Thalassia hemrichii and sea cucumber Holothuria atra against Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of dengue fever in Jeddah governorate in addition to the use of a commercial insecticide of a botanical origin Bug Slug as a positive comparison control.
In 2010 Aedes aegypti, had already been reported throughout the Colombian territory.
No mosquitoes in the state have yet tested positive for Zika, but officials suspect Aedes aegypti is to blame.
The research was done at Recife, a city in the Zika epicenter of northeastern Brazil where the Culex is 20 times more common than the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers confirmed that a benign bacterium called Wolbachia pipientis can completely block transmission of Zika virus in Aedes aegypti.
As parts of South and Southeast Texas enter peak season for Aedes aegypti, the species of mosquito apparently posing the greatest risk for transmitting the Zika virus, state health officials are ramping up a public awareness campaign urging people to protect themselves from insect bites.
Depuis, les autorites sanitaires bresiliennes et internationales ontmis le lien entre cette anomalie de croissance de la boite cranienne et l'expositiondu foetus en utero au virus Zika, vehicule par le moustique Aedes aegypti.