Aedes aegypti

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Synonyms for Aedes aegypti

mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue

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KARACHI -- The 10th phase of fumigation against dengue causing Aedes Egypti mosquito will commence in Karachi on Friday and will continue till December 11, said KMC Administrator, Sajjad Hussain Abbasi here on Thursday.
Unique biochemical and molecular biological mechanism of synergistic actions of formamidine compounds on selected pyrethroid and neonicotinoid insecticides on the fourth instar larvae of Aedes egypti (Diptera:Culicidae).
Malaria is caused by a parasitea protozoa known as plasmodium with species carried by a vector known as Anopheles mosquito," Leachon says, adding that dengue, on the other hand, is caused by a virus carried by a mosquito known as Aedes egypti.
Dengue, a viral disease caused by the bite of the Aedes egypti mosquito, a distinctly striped species of the insect that thrives on clean water, has been endemic in Pakistan since 2004, when the first major outbreak occurred.
El mosquito Aedes egypti contrae el arbovirus* causante del dengue al picar a una persona portadora de este, puesto que el ser humanoes la principal fuente del virus.