Aedes albopictus


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Related to Aedes albopictus: genus Aedes, Aedes vexans
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Noun1.Aedes albopictus - striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the CaribbeanAedes albopictus - striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
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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Multi-peaked adaptive landscape for chikungunya virus evolution predicts continued fitness optimization in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.
3) Purpose: To collect Aedes albopictus mosquitoes which are vectors of Dengue fever and Chikungunya virus.
The Asian tiger mosquito, or Aedes albopictus, drinks blood to survive and lives in a variety of climates.
Risk factors for the presence of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in domestic water-holding containers in areas impacted by the Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project, Laos.
Researchers soon figured out that the African chikungunya that hit Reunion had mutated to thrive inside a new carrier, the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (SN: 6/29/13, p.
The meeting was informed that Aedes aegyypti and Aedes Albopictus, which cause dengue fever, are domestic mosquitoes.
Dengue is a debilitating disease spread by the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, with Aedes aegypti being the primary vector in the Americas and hence the priority for control.
The rapid spread of the disease in the Americas has created some concerns among countries in the region, particularly those in tropical areas capable of breeding the carriers of the disease, the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.
Chikungunya is a viral disease that is transmitted to humans by the bites of infected Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.
Aedes albopictus has been considered a potential vector of dengue and several virus isolations have been made in Southeast Asia (6) and in India isolation of DENV had been documented only once in the east (7).
Evaluation of boric acid sugar baits against Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in tropical environments.
The chikungunya virus is transmitted via the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, both of which are found in the U.