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Assessing the epidemiological effect of wolbachia for dengue control

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Dengue viruses cause more human morbidity and mortality than any other arthropod-borne virus. Dengue prevention relies mainly on vector control; however, the failure of traditional methods has promoted the development of novel entomological approaches. Although use of the intracellular bacterium wolbachia to control mosquito populations was proposed 50 years ago, only in the past decade has its use as a potential agent of dengue control gained substantial interest. Here, we review evidence th...

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Peer review status:
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Lambrechts, L More by this author
Ferguson, NM More by this author
Holmes, EC More by this author
McGraw, EA More by this author
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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
The Lancet: Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
7
Pages:
862-866
Publication date:
2015-06-04
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ISSN:
1474-4457 and 1473-3099
Pubs id:
pubs:535997
URN:
uri:0789d531-c4a3-44e3-a44d-a133c4a441a4
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uuid:0789d531-c4a3-44e3-a44d-a133c4a441a4
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pubs:535997

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