Aedes aegypti


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Noun1.Aedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengueAedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Aedes, genus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitos
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The two sister diseases are transmitted by the Aedes aegypti - a black mosquito with white spots that only bites during the day.
A single species of mosquito, Aedes aegypti, was the focus of the research.
Objective: To find out the variations in larval and adult density of Aedes aegypti in different seasons under different ecological conditions.
At the world level Zika outbreak is decreasing, but it is not finished, and for me, Asia, as well as [the] Pacific, Africa and Americas, where the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti is present, will remain at 'risk' for decades.
Aedes aegypti mosquito is a main vector that transmits viruses causing dengue, according to the report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The company has developed an environmentally-friendly, genetically-engineered version of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
While the initial research will focus on Aedes aegypti, the technologies the team develops are meant to be general enough that they can be applied later to different mosquito species that spread other diseases.
He said that the dengue is the most common arthropod-borne viral (arboviral) illness in humans caused by mosquito named Aedes Aegypti and Aedes Albopictus.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is considered the main vector of Zika virus in urban and suburban areas throughout the world, including Brazil, where the mosquito has been confirmed, together with Ae.
According to the municipal health office, both children tested negative for Japanese encephalitis and dengue, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito.