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).
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.
Scientists of VRC/NIV had isolated it on various occasions from humans with short fever, hedgehog, sandflies (Phlebotomus spp.) and Aedes egypti mosquitoes.
In 1977 (this was some time before Kiple's book-length studies were published), it was confirmed that the eggs of the Aedes egypti mosquito could host the living yellow fever virus for a considerable length of time (the process known as lateral transmission).
Scientists in Colorado last year showed that it may be possible to make Aedes egypti mosquitoes refractory to the virus that causes dengue fever.'