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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Other research groups have already shown that Hermes will transpose in Aedes egypti. This opens up the possibility of making Anopheles mosquitoes refractory to the Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria in human beings.
Female aedes egypti mosquitoes are the main carriers of the dengue virus, which is transmitted by mosquito bites.
It is usually acquired through bites from infected Aedes egypti mosquitoes, the same type of mosquito that spreads Dengue and Chikungunya.
We are covering Korangi today and would move towards Landhi tomorrow, he said mentioning that besides fumigation all ponds and water drains are also been covered to get eliminated larvae of Aedes Egypti causing dengue fever.
KARACHI -- Country is in an urgent need to evolve a surveillance mechanism with specific reference to Weather and Climate Effect on the growth of Aedes Egypti, the dengue fever-causing type of mosquitoes
KARACHI -- Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui here on Tuesday sought a coordinated approach to eliminate all potential breeding points for dengue fever-causing mosquitoes (aedes egypti) so as to prevent any outbreak of the ailment.