Application of wMelPop Wolbachia Strain to Crash Local Populations of Aedes aegypti.

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Ritchie, Scott A.; Townsend, Michael; Paton, Chris J.; Callahan, Ashley G.; Hoffmann, Ary A.;

The endosymbiotic bacteria Wolbachia pipientis (wMel strain) has been successfully established in several populations of Aedes aegypti, the primary dengue vector. The virulent Wolbachia strain wMelPop is known to cause several pathological impacts (increased egg mortali... View more