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not part of the essential nature of a thing

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not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

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Identification of the mosquito species that could transmit Zika virus and determination of the extrinsic incubation period of Zika virus will provide a guide for vector control.
During August 31, 2016-0ctober 15, 2016 (a period of 45 days, representing three 15-day extrinsic incubation periods * for Zika virus) (4), 32 patients were identified with symptoms of suspected Zika virus disease (one or more of the following: fever, rash, arthralgia, or conjunctivitis).
The extrinsic incubation period was 12 days for mosquitoes at 300C, and was reduced to 7 days for mosquitoes incubated at 32[degrees]C and 35[degrees]C.
This, plus the inherently longer extrinsic incubation period for malaria caused by Old World temperate strains, suggests that an active surveillance period of 31 days after potential exposure is the minimum necessary to capture the 95th percentile of new cases.
The extrinsic incubation period (EIP) and the susceptibility of the mosquito have been observed to depend on temperature (Mourya et al.
Nevertheless, virus titers may vary considerably within infected mosquitoes (17) and reflect the duration of the extrinsic incubation period and the ability of these mosquitoes to support virus replication, which is a necessary precondition for mosquitoes becoming infectious (18).
Here is a clue: he discovered the extrinsic incubation period of yellow fever.