anthropophilic


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anthropophilic

of insects, attracted to human beings.
See also: Mankind
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During urban outbreaks, CHIKV uses the highly susceptible and anthropophilic Aedes aegypti and A.
In the Old World, the anthropophilic Phlebotomus sand flies (and principally Leishmaniasis transmission) are confined in the subtropics (particularly in dry, semiarid areas), with a few human biting species in Africa south of the Sahara and none in Southeast Asia (although Phlebotomus species are found).
Several studies on anthropophilic activity of this species have been done in Brazil (e.
Anthropophilic species of Schistosoma currently infect more than 200 million people in 77 countries in the endemic areas of Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, East Asia and the Middle East.
2 living trust that God has given to man, and he can only withdraw what you have and society, has the right to (Hayat) get anthropophilic.
This mosquito was found biting humans throughout the year by its well-known anthropophilic nature (29).
Abate will operate by luring anthropophilic (primarily human biting) insects of disease to feed on livestock treated with the product.
Feeding strategies of anthropophilic mosquitoes result in increased risk of pathogen transmission.
They concluded: "Sweat-associated human volatiles are probably the primary determinant factor in the host preference of anthropophilic mosquitoes.
arabiensis, this species is highly anthropophilic and endophilic making it especially amenable to control by IRS.