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Naturally-acquired dengue virus infections do not reduce short-term survival of infected Aedes aegypti from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Transmission of dengue virus (DENV) from mosquito to human is dependent upon the survival of the mosquito beyond the virus extrinsic incubation period. Previous studies report conflicting results of the effects of DENV on Aedes aegypti survival. Here, we describe the effect of DENV on the short-term survival (up to 12 d) of 4,321 Ae. aegypti mosquitoes blood-fed on 150 NS1-positive dengue patients hospitalized in the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Mosquito survival...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.14-0499

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Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
92
Issue:
3
Pages:
492-496
Publication date:
2015-03-05
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ISSN:
1476-1645 and 0002-9637
Pubs id:
pubs:503300
URN:
uri:6af75b46-fdec-4b29-b98f-184a7157f413
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uuid:6af75b46-fdec-4b29-b98f-184a7157f413
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pubs:503300
Paper number:
3

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