A high-risk Zika and dengue transmission hub: virus detections in mosquitoes at a Brazilian university campus

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Eiras, Alvaro E.; Pires, Simone F.; Staunton, Kyran M.; Paixão, Kelly S.; Resende, Marcelo C.; Silva, Hilcielly A.; Rocha, Isadora G.; Oliveira, Bruna A.; Peres, Anderson M.; Drumond, Betânia P.; Ritchie, Scott A.;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Parasites & Vectors,volume 11 (issn: 1756-3305, eissn: 1756-3305)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2883-8, pmc: PMC6014031
  • Subject: RC109-216 | Aedes aegypti | Zika virus | Dengue virus | Infectious and parasitic diseases | GAT | Dissemination premises | Research
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases

Abstract Background Zika virus (ZIKV) and dengue virus (DENV) are mosquito-borne flaviviruses prevalent throughout tropical regions. Currently, management of ZIKV and DENV centers on control of the primary vector Aedes aegypti. This vector is highly anthropophilic and i... View more
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