Aedes aegypti


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  • noun

Synonyms for Aedes aegypti

mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue

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in Cuba, which slows down breeding among the Aedes aegypti mosquito and also its ability to spread the disease.
Keywords: Mosquito, Indiana, Aedes aegypti, introduced species
Transovarial transmission of dengue 3 virus by Aedes aegypti.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito causes 200,000 cases of yellow fever a year, resulting in 30,000 deaths, 95% of them in Africa.
Assessing the impact of density dependence in field populations of Aedes aegypti.
Aedes aegypti specimens were collected with larvae of Culex (Culex) fernandezi Garcia & Cavalieri, Culex (Microculex) imitator Theobald and Toxorhynchites (Lynchiella) guadalupensis Dyar & Knab, while Cx.
According to a recent report by Renata Fontura in the Fiocruz Bureau of News, a study has shown that bromeliads do not play a sigificant role in the life-cycle of Aedes aegypti, the mosquitoes that transmits the virus of dengue fever.
The finding of the present of investigation revealed that Clerodendron inerme and Acanthus ilicifolius good larvicidal and pupicidal activity against three species of mosquito vectors namely malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi, dengue vector Aedes aegypti and filarial vector, Culex quinquefasciatus at different Agro-climatic regions of Tamil Nadu, India.
5 h of protection with diethylbenzamide against Aedes aegypti.
Only female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread dengue fever, which killed 134 people in Malaysia last year.
Quoting a statement from the Institute of Medical Research, The Star daily said about 6,000 Aedes aegypti mosquitoes specially bred to pass a death gene to their offspring were released Dec.
impact on populations of the mosquito Aedes aegypti.
Scientists have determined in female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, a carrier of yellow fever, that the insects protect themselves by producing heat shock proteins, which bolster the integrity of other proteins and enzymes, in turn helping the mosquitoes digest the blood meal and maintain their ability to produce eggs.
Also, although entomological investigations were carried out around houses of cases, infection might have occurred at the workplace or at school, as Aedes aegypti is active during the day.
Vosshall's team turned to a genetic engineering tool called zinc-finger nucleases to specifically mutate the orco gene in Aedes aegypti.