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Field evaluation of the establishment potential of wMelPop Wolbachia in Australia and Vietnam for dengue control

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Introduced Wolbachia bacteria can influence the susceptibility of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to arboviral infections as well as having detrimental effects on host fitness. Previous field trials demonstrated that the wMel strain of Wolbachia effectively and durably invades Ae. aegypti populations. Here we report on trials of a second strain, wMelPop-PGYP Wolbachia, in field sites in northern Australia (Machans Beach and Babinda) and central Vietnam (Tri Nguyen, Hon Mieu Island), each with contra...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13071-015-1174-x

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Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (US) More from this funder
National Health and Medical Research Council (AU) More from this funder
National Health and Medical Research Council (AU) More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Parasites & Vectors Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
563
Publication date:
2015-10-28
Acceptance date:
2015-10-19
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ISSN:
1756-3305
Pubs id:
pubs:572947
URN:
uri:99b8d81b-6407-4c57-b5f8-0eb6b35c62ff
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uuid:99b8d81b-6407-4c57-b5f8-0eb6b35c62ff
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pubs:572947
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563
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English
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