Culex


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Synonyms for Culex

type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface

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* Culex mosquitoes prefer to lay eggs in small stagnant pools of water.
Japanese encephalitis is passed on through the bite of the culex tritaeniorhynchus species, which is small and dark brown with no distinctive patterns on its body.
The DOH presented to the pThe Department of Health, in its goal to further strengthen the immunization program in Cordillera, gathered key stakeholders for a regional project implementation review for Oplan Culex and the Baby Come Back to Bakuna campaign at Chalet Hotel here last week.
(2) found that EVEV infection rates in vectors ranged from 0.18% (n = 533) to 1.7% (n = 58) in Culex (Melanoconion) spp.
During the study, researchers found Culex mosquitoes, for example, which might transmit the West Nile virus (WNV), and the West Nile disease was identified in the UAE in animals and in Oman also in humans.
Culex coronator sensu lato Dyar & Knab (Diptera: Culicidae): In Mexico, the Culex coronator complex includes the species Cx.
The researchers did not detect Zika in the saliva of either Culex mosquito species 14 and 21 days after infection.
En 2016, Hoyos et al (3) detectaron en Cordoba, Colombia un Culex flavivirus, posteriormente nuestro grupo detecto por primera vez un nuevo VEI Culex flavivirus a partir de Culex coronator (Diptera: Culicidae) del area del Caribe en Cordoba, Colombia; la distribucion geografica no es exclusiva de Colombia, el virus se ha encontrado en Brasil, Argentina, Guatemala, Mexico y en otros lugares como Japon, China y el sureste asiatico.
Culex quinquefasciatus Say, commonly known as southern house mosquito, is the most common mosquito type found in Pakistan (Ashfaq et al., 2014).
The discovery of DNA of unknown filarioid helminths in ornithophilic Culex mosquitoes (Cx.
Here, we report on the presence and the characteristics of a midgut [PLA.sub.2] in larvae of the mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus.
Cry48/ Cry49 toxin expressed during sporulation in some strains play significant in the activity against Culex mosquitoes (Jones et al.
Of the 23 different species caught in the gravid traps, the most common were Culex quinquefasciatus (82%), Ae.
Some genera, such as Aedes, Anopheles, and Culex, transmit pathogens and parasites (viruses, protozoa, or nematodes) that cause devastating diseases such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya, encephalitis, yellow fever, malaria, and elephantiasis, which together are responsible for high morbidity and mortality in billions of people spread over almost half of the planet [1-6].