The Influence of Dengue Virus Serotype-2 Infection on Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Motivation and Avidity to Blood Feed

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Maciel-de-Freitas, Rafael ; Sylvestre, Gabriel ; Gandini, Mariana ; Koella, Jacob C. (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065252, pmc: PMC3670916
  • Subject: Mosquitoes | Animal Models | Research Article | Biology | Veterinary Science | Animal Behavior | Infectious Diseases | Microbiology | Medicine | Dengue | Viral Diseases | Q | Mouse | R | Model Organisms | Virology | Vector Biology | Science | Viral Transmission and Infection | Animal Management
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases | virus diseases

BACKGROUND: Dengue virus (DENV) is transmitted by Aedes aegypti, a species that lives in close association with human dwellings. The behavior of DENV-infected mosquitoes needs further investigation, especially regarding the potential influence of DENV on mosquito biting... View more
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