aedes

Summary

Summary: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.

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  1. Marcombe S, Mathieu R, Pocquet N, Riaz M, Poupardin R, Sélior S, et al. Insecticide resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti from Martinique: distribution, mechanisms and relations with environmental factors. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e30989 pubmed publisher
    ..The viruses responsible for dengue are transmitted by Aedes aegypti, an indoor day-biting mosquito...
  2. Ohba S, Ohashi K, Pujiyati E, Higa Y, Kawada H, Mito N, et al. The effect of pyriproxyfen as a "population growth regulator" against Aedes albopictus under semi-field conditions. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e67045 pubmed publisher
    ..Pyriproxyfen is effective in inhibiting adult emergence and sterilizing adult females. The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse), is an important vector of dengue and chikungunya, and is expanding its distribution throughout ..
  3. Oliva C, Jacquet M, Gilles J, Lemperiere G, Maquart P, Quilici S, et al. The sterile insect technique for controlling populations of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) on Reunion Island: mating vigour of sterilized males. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e49414 pubmed publisher
    Reunion Island suffers from high densities of the chikungunya and dengue vector Aedes albopictus. The sterile insect technique (SIT) offers a promising strategy for mosquito-borne diseases prevention and control...
  4. McAllister J, Godsey M, Scott M. Pyrethroid resistance in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. J Vector Ecol. 2012;37:325-32 pubmed publisher
    In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the status of insecticide resistance has not recently been evaluated for Aedes aegypti (L) and Aedes albopictus (Skuse) populations...
  5. Barrera R, Bingham A, Hassan H, Amador M, Mackay A, Unnasch T. Vertebrate hosts of Aedes aegypti and Aedes mediovittatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in rural Puerto Rico. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:917-21 pubmed
    The distribution of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.), the main vector of dengue viruses (DENV) worldwide, overlaps with Aedes (Gymnometopa) mediovittatus (Coquillett), the Caribbean treehole mosquito, in urban, suburban, and rural areas...
  6. Koou S, Chong C, Vythilingam I, Ng L, Lee C. Pyrethroid resistance in Aedes aegypti larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) from Singapore. J Med Entomol. 2014;51:170-81 pubmed
    ..This study clearly demonstrated that pyrethroid resistance is widespread among Ae. aegypti population and lowered susceptibility to organophosphates is developing...
  7. Beebe N, Ambrose L, Hill L, Davis J, Hapgood G, Cooper R, et al. Tracing the tiger: population genetics provides valuable insights into the Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus invasion of the Australasian Region. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2361 pubmed publisher
    The range of the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus is expanding globally, raising the threat of emerging and re-emerging arbovirus transmission risks including dengue and chikungunya...
  8. Caragata E, Rancès E, O Neill S, McGraw E. Competition for amino acids between Wolbachia and the mosquito host, Aedes aegypti. Microb Ecol. 2014;67:205-18 pubmed publisher
    ..represents a promising method of dengue control, as it reduces the ability of the primary vector, the mosquito Aedes aegypti, to transmit viruses...
  9. Stewart Ibarra A, Ryan S, Beltrán E, Mejia R, Silva M, Muñoz A. Dengue vector dynamics (Aedes aegypti) influenced by climate and social factors in Ecuador: implications for targeted control. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e78263 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous studies indicate that climate and human behavior interact to influence dengue virus and vector (Aedes aegypti) population dynamics; however, the relative effects of these variables depends on local ecology and social ..

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  1. Singh A, Wong S, Ryan C, Whyard S. Oral delivery of double-stranded RNA in larvae of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti: implications for pest mosquito control. J Insect Sci. 2013;13:69 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates that RNA interference can be induced in the mosquito Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae) simply by soaking larvae in a solution of dsRNA for two hours...
  2. Banu A, Balasubramanian C, Moorthi P. Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Bacillus thuringiensis against dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2014;113:311-6 pubmed publisher
    ..reveals the larvicidal activity of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) synthesized by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) against Aedes aegypti responsible for the diseases of public health importance...
  3. Simões T, Codeço C, Nobre A, Eiras A. Modeling the non-stationary climate dependent temporal dynamics of Aedes aegypti. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e64773 pubmed publisher
    Temperature and humidity strongly affect the physiology, longevity, fecundity and dispersal behavior of Aedes aegypti, vector of dengue fever...
  4. Tikar S, Yadav R, Mendki M, Rao A, Sukumaran D, Parashar B. Oviposition deterrent activity of three mosquito repellents diethyl phenyl acetamide (DEPA), diethyl m toluamide (DEET), and diethyl benzamide (DEB) on Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and Culex quinquefasciatus. Parasitol Res. 2014;113:101-6 pubmed publisher
    ..DEPA), diethyl benzamide (DEB) along with diethyl toluamide (DEET) was studied in the laboratory against Aedes aegypti, A. albopictus, and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes...
  5. Grisales N, Poupardin R, Gomez S, Fonseca González I, Ranson H, Lenhart A. Temephos resistance in Aedes aegypti in Colombia compromises dengue vector control. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2438 pubmed publisher
    ..In Colombia, application of the larvicide temephos to the aquatic breeding sites of Aedes aegypti is a key part of the dengue control strategy...
  6. Vega Rua A, Zouache K, Girod R, Failloux A, Lourenco de Oliveira R. High level of vector competence of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from ten American countries as a crucial factor in the spread of Chikungunya virus. J Virol. 2014;88:6294-306 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we assessed the vector competence of 35 American Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito populations for three CHIKV genotypes...
  7. Ritchie S, Buhagiar T, Townsend M, Hoffmann A, van den Hurk A, McMahon J, et al. Field validation of the gravid Aedes trap (GAT) for collection of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2014;51:210-9 pubmed
    Current surveillance methods for adult Aedes aegypti (L.) are expensive, require electrical power (e.g., the BG-Sentinel trap, BGS), are labor intensive (aspirators), or require difficult to use and costly adhesives (sticky ovitraps)...
  8. Tomasello D, Schlagenhauf P. Chikungunya and dengue autochthonous cases in Europe, 2007-2012. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2013;11:274-84 pubmed publisher
    ..outbreak in Italy and the dengue outbreak in Madeira, appropriate measures for the control of mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus) were effectively implemented...
  9. Oliferenko P, Oliferenko A, Poda G, Osolodkin D, Pillai G, Bernier U, et al. Promising Aedes aegypti repellent chemotypes identified through integrated QSAR, virtual screening, synthesis, and bioassay. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e64547 pubmed publisher
    ..hopping, and molecular docking were used as complementary computational tools for the design of repellents for Aedes aegypti, the insect vector for yellow fever, chikungunya, and dengue fever...
  10. Unlu I, Farajollahi A, Strickman D, Fonseca D. Crouching tiger, hidden trouble: urban sources of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) refractory to source-reduction. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e77999 pubmed publisher
    Our ultimate objective is to design cost-effective control strategies for Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, an important urban nuisance and disease vector that expanded worldwide during the last 40 years...
  11. McCracken M, Christofferson R, Chisenhall D, Mores C. Analysis of early dengue virus infection in mice as modulated by Aedes aegypti probing. J Virol. 2014;88:1881-9 pubmed publisher
    ..within the vertebrate host, we inoculated mice intradermally with DENV serotype 2 strain 1232 at sites where Aedes aegypti had or had not probed immediately prior...
  12. Chisenhall D, Londono B, Christofferson R, McCracken M, Mores C. Effect of dengue-2 virus infection on protein expression in the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014;90:431-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The primary mosquito vector of DENV in urban locations is Aedes aegypti. Key to understanding the transmission of DENV is the relationship between pathogen and vector...
  13. Wagman J, Grieco J, King R, Briceno I, Bautista K, Polanco J, et al. First record and demonstration of a southward expansion of Aedes albopictus into Orange Walk Town, Belize, Central America. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2013;29:380-2 pubmed
    The first record of Aedes albopictus in northern Belize was made in Orange Walk Town, Orange Walk District, on November 3, 2011. Aedes spp. larvae were collected during a routine Ministry of Health mosquito survey and reared to adults...
  14. Agra Neto A, Napoleão T, Pontual E, Santos N, Luz L, de Oliveira C, et al. Effect of Moringa oleifera lectins on survival and enzyme activities of Aedes aegypti larvae susceptible and resistant to organophosphate. Parasitol Res. 2014;113:175-84 pubmed publisher
    The indiscriminate use of synthetic insecticides to control Aedes aegypti has led to emergence of resistant populations. Moringa oleifera seeds contain the lectins WSMoL and cMoL. WSMoL has larvicidal activity on fourth-stage of A...
  15. Farajollahi A, Williams G, Condon G, Kesavaraju B, Unlu I, Gaugler R. Assessment of a direct application of two Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis formulations for immediate and residual control of Aedes albopictus. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2013;29:385-8 pubmed
    ..16 mg/liter) and an extruded pellet (VBC-60066; 80 mg/liter), for the management of natural larval populations of Aedes albopictus. Laboratory tests demonstrated 100% (WDG) and > or = 99...
  16. Kamgang B, Ngoagouni C, Manirakiza A, Nakoune E, Paupy C, Kazanji M. Temporal patterns of abundance of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and mitochondrial DNA analysis of Ae. albopictus in the Central African Republic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2590 pubmed publisher
    The invasive Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) was first reported in central Africa in 2000, in Cameroon, with the indigenous mosquito species Ae. aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)...
  17. Govindarajan M, Sivakumar R. Larvicidal, ovicidal, and adulticidal efficacy of Erythrina indica (Lam.) (Family: Fabaceae) against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2014;113:777-91 pubmed publisher
    ..from the medicinal plant Erythrina indica against the medically important mosquito vectors, Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). The larval mortality was observed after 24 h of exposure...
  18. Chen J, Likitvivatanavong S, Aimanova K, Gill S. A 104 kDa Aedes aegypti aminopeptidase N is a putative receptor for the Cry11Aa toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2013;43:1201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..israelensis, a bacterial strain used worldwide for the control of Aedes aegypti larvae, binds midgut brush border membrane vesicles (BBMV) with an apparent K(d) of 29.8 nM...
  19. Ye Y, Woolfit M, Rancès E, O Neill S, McGraw E. Wolbachia-associated bacterial protection in the mosquito Aedes aegypti. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2362 pubmed publisher
    ..A study that compared natural Wolbachia infections in Drosophila melanogaster with the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti artificially transinfected with the same strains has suggested that innate immune priming may only occur ..
  20. Brady O, Johansson M, Guerra C, Bhatt S, Golding N, Pigott D, et al. Modelling adult Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus survival at different temperatures in laboratory and field settings. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:351 pubmed publisher
    The survival of adult female Aedes mosquitoes is a critical component of their ability to transmit pathogens such as dengue viruses...
  21. Dias C, Moraes D. Essential oils and their compounds as Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae) larvicides: review. Parasitol Res. 2014;113:565-92 pubmed publisher
    This review aims to describe essential oils and their constituent compounds that exhibit bioactivity against Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae, the immature stage of the primary vector of dengue...
  22. Werner D, Kampen H. The further spread of Aedes japonicus japonicus (Diptera, Culicidae) towards northern Germany. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:3665-8 pubmed publisher
    ..south German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, another distinct population of the invasive Asian bush mosquito Aedes japonicus japonicus was unexpectedly found in western Germany in 2012...
  23. Schafrick N, Milbrath M, Berrocal V, Wilson M, Eisenberg J. Spatial clustering of Aedes aegypti related to breeding container characteristics in Coastal Ecuador: implications for dengue control. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;89:758-65 pubmed publisher
    ..An important factor in these management decisions is the spatial clustering of Aedes aegypti. We measured spatial clustering of Ae...
  24. Wasserberg G, White L, Bullard A, King J, Maxwell R. Oviposition site selection in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae): are the effects of predation risk and food level independent?. J Med Entomol. 2013;50:1159-64 pubmed
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effect of food level on the oviposition behavior of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) in the presence or the absence of a nonlethal predator (caged dragonfly nymph)...
  25. Sparks J, Vinyard B, Dickens J. Gustatory receptor expression in the labella and tarsi of Aedes aegypti. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2013;43:1161-71 pubmed publisher
    The yellow-fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, infects a growing number of people every year with dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya viruses...
  26. Barrera R, Amador M, Acevedo V, Caban B, Felix G, Mackay A. Use of the CDC autocidal gravid ovitrap to control and prevent outbreaks of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2014;51:145-54 pubmed
    ..aegypti populations is compatible with other control means such as source reduction, larviciding, adulticiding, sterile insect techniques, induced cytoplasmic incompatibility, and dominant lethal gene systems. ..
  27. Costa da Silva A, Kojin B, Marinotti O, James A, Capurro M. Expression and accumulation of the two-domain odorant-binding protein AaegOBP45 in the ovaries of blood-fed Aedes aegypti. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:364 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are the main vectors of dengue viruses...
  28. Perumalsamy H, Kim J, Oh S, Jung J, Ahn Y, Kwon H. Novel histopathological and molecular effects of natural compound pellitorine on larval midgut epithelium and anal gills of Aedes aegypti. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e80226 pubmed publisher
    The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is a vector for transmitting dengue fever and yellow fever...
  29. Bizzarro B, Barros M, Maciel C, Gueroni D, Lino C, Campopiano J, et al. Effects of Aedes aegypti salivary components on dendritic cell and lymphocyte biology. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:329 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding how the mosquito uses its salivary components to circumvent host immunity might help to clarify the mechanisms of transmission of such pathogens and disease establishment...
  30. Barrera R, Mackay A, Amador M. A novel autocidal ovitrap for the surveillance and control of Aedes aegypti. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2013;29:293-6 pubmed
    We describe an inexpensive autocidal ovitrap for Aedes aegypti that uses cross-linked polyacrylamide (PAM) gel as the oviposition substrate...
  31. Lucia A, Zerba E, Masuh H. Knockdown and larvicidal activity of six monoterpenes against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) and their structure-activity relationships. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:4267-72 pubmed publisher
    ..parameters of majority components of Eucalyptus essential oils and their insecticide effect were evaluated on Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae)...
  32. Eiras A, Buhagiar T, Ritchie S. Development of the gravid Aedes trap for the capture of adult female container-exploiting mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2014;51:200-9 pubmed
    Monitoring dengue vector control by sampling adult Aedes aegypti (L.) recently has been used to replace both larval and pupal surveys. We have developed and evaluated the Gravid Aedes Trap (GAT) through a sequential behavioral study...
  33. Ramirez J, Souza Neto J, Torres Cosme R, Rovira J, Ortiz A, Pascale J, et al. Reciprocal tripartite interactions between the Aedes aegypti midgut microbiota, innate immune system and dengue virus influences vector competence. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1561 pubmed publisher
    ..It is transmitted between humans by the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, and at least 2.5 billion people are at daily risk of infection...
  34. Hugo L, Monkman J, Dave K, Wockner L, Birrell G, Norris E, et al. Proteomic biomarkers for ageing the mosquito Aedes aegypti to determine risk of pathogen transmission. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58656 pubmed publisher
    ..procedure, we investigated the abundance of up to 898 proteins from the Yellow Fever and dengue virus vector, Aedes aegypti, during ageing...
  35. Carrington L, Armijos M, Lambrechts L, Barker C, Scott T. Effects of fluctuating daily temperatures at critical thermal extremes on Aedes aegypti life-history traits. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58824 pubmed publisher
    ..A fluctuating temperature profile around a mean of 26°C can alter Aedes aegypti vector competence for dengue viruses as well as numerous life-history traits, however, the effect of ..
  36. Nguyet M, Duong T, Trung V, Nguyen T, Tran C, Long V, et al. Host and viral features of human dengue cases shape the population of infected and infectious Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:9072-7 pubmed publisher
    ..and virus variables associated with dengue virus (DENV) transmission from symptomatic dengue cases (n = 208) to Aedes aegypti mosquitoes during 407 independent exposure events was defined...
  37. Crepeau T, Healy S, Bartlett Healy K, Unlu I, Farajollahi A, Fonseca D. Effects of Biogents Sentinel Trap field placement on capture rates of adult Asian tiger mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60524 pubmed publisher
    The Biogents® Sentinel (BGS) trap is the standard tool to monitor adult Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae), the Asian tiger mosquito...
  38. Oliva C, Maier M, Gilles J, Jacquet M, Lemperiere G, Quilici S, et al. Effects of irradiation, presence of females, and sugar supply on the longevity of sterile males Aedes albopictus (Skuse) under semi-field conditions on Reunion Island. Acta Trop. 2013;125:287-93 pubmed publisher
    The development of the sterile insect technique (SIT) for reducing populations of Aedes albopictus (Skuse), (the vector of Chikungunya and Dengue fever), was studied in Reunion Island...
  39. Schnettler E, Ratinier M, Watson M, Shaw A, McFarlane M, Varela M, et al. RNA interference targets arbovirus replication in Culicoides cells. J Virol. 2013;87:2441-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Sequencing of small RNAs from KC and Aedes aegypti-derived Aag2 cells infected with BTV or the unrelated Schmallenberg virus resulted in the production of ..
  40. Vidal P, Carvalho E, Suesdek L. Temporal variation of wing geometry in Aedes albopictus. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2012;107:1030-4 pubmed
    Although native to the tropical and subtropical areas of Southeast Asia, Aedes albopictus is now found on five continents, primarily due to its great capacity to adapt to different environments...
  41. Yoshioka M, Couret J, Kim F, McMillan J, Burkot T, Dotson E, et al. Diet and density dependent competition affect larval performance and oviposition site selection in the mosquito species Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:225 pubmed publisher
  42. Reiskind M, Zarrabi A. Is bigger really bigger? Differential responses to temperature in measures of body size of the mosquito, Aedes albopictus. J Insect Physiol. 2012;58:911-7 pubmed publisher
    ..affecting growth, do not change the allometric relationship between body mass and wing length in the mosquito Aedes albopictus...
  43. Choi M, Estep A, Sanscrainte N, Becnel J, Vander Meer R. Identification and expression of PBAN/diapause hormone and GPCRs from Aedes aegypti. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2013;375:113-20 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we identified and characterized PBAN/pyrokinin peptides and corresponding GPCRs from the mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Ae...
  44. Seo S, Park H, Park I. Larvicidal activity of ajowan ( Trachyspermum ammi ) and Peru balsam ( Myroxylon pereira ) oils and blends of their constituents against mosquito, Aedes aegypti , acute toxicity on water flea, Daphnia magna , and aqueous residue. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:5909-14 pubmed publisher
    ..and components from ajowan ( Trachyspermum ammi ) and Peru balsam ( Myroxylon pereira ) oils against the mosquito, Aedes aegypti . Of the 20 plant essential oils, ajowan and Peru balsam oils at 0.1 mg/mL exhibited 100 and 97...
  45. de Azara T, Degener C, Roque R, Ohly J, Geier M, Eiras A. The impact of CO2 on collection of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) and Culex quinquefasciatus Say by BG-Sentinel® traps in Manaus, Brazil. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2013;108:229-32 pubmed
    ..Captured Aedes aegypti females were dissected for the determination of their parity status...
  46. Timoshevskiy V, Severson D, Debruyn B, Black W, Sharakhov I, Sharakhova M. An integrated linkage, chromosome, and genome map for the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2052 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito, is an efficient vector of arboviruses and a convenient model system for laboratory research...
  47. Doucoure S, Mouchet F, Cournil A, Le Goff G, Cornelie S, Roca Y, et al. Human antibody response to Aedes aegypti saliva in an urban population in Bolivia: a new biomarker of exposure to Dengue vector bites. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;87:504-10 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes mosquitoes are important vectors of re-emerging diseases in developing countries, and increasing exposure to Aedes in the developed world is currently a source of concern...
  48. Jeffery J, Clements A, Nguyen Y, Nguyen L, Tran S, Le N, et al. Water level flux in household containers in Vietnam--a key determinant of Aedes aegypti population dynamics. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39067 pubmed publisher
    We examined changes in the abundance of immature Aedes aegypti at the household and water storage container level during the dry-season (June-July, 2008) in Tri Nguyen village, central Vietnam...
  49. Guillaumot L, Ofanoa R, Swillen L, Singh N, Bossin H, Schaffner F. Distribution of Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae) in southwestern Pacific countries, with a first report from the Kingdom of Tonga. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:247 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus is currently one of the most notorious globally invasive mosquito species. Its medical importance is well documented, and its fast expansion throughout most continents is being monitored with concern...
  50. Fernández M, Jean Y, Callaba C, López L. The first report of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus in Haiti. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2012;107:279-81 pubmed
    b>Aedes albopictus was found in six of the 10 departments of Haiti and in 14 of the 35 communes surveyed. The survey found the larvae of Ae. albopictus in 13 different types of containers...
  51. Li M, Wong P, Ng L, Tan C. Oral susceptibility of Singapore Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) to Zika virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1792 pubmed publisher
    ..In Africa, where it was first isolated, ZIKV is mainly transmitted by sylvatic Aedes mosquitoes. The virus has also been isolated from Ae...
  52. Mercer D, Bossin H, Sang M, O Connor L, Dobson S. Monitoring temporal abundance and spatial distribution of Aedes polynesiensis using BG-Sentinel traps in neighboring habitats on Raiatea, Society Archipelago, French Polynesia. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:51-60 pubmed
    ..b>Aedes polynesiensis Marks females comprised the overwhelming majority (approximately 99%) of the three species of ..
  53. Martins A, Ribeiro C, Bellinato D, Peixoto A, Valle D, Lima J. Effect of insecticide resistance on development, longevity and reproduction of field or laboratory selected Aedes aegypti populations. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31889 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes aegypti dispersion is the major reason for the increase in dengue transmission in South America...
  54. Thorn M, Varnado W, Goddard J. First record of Aedes japonicus japonicus in Mississippi. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2012;28:43-4 pubmed
    In July 2011, 7 late-stage larvae of Aedes japonicus japonicus were collected from a 5-gal bucket located behind a house in Fulton, MS. Three of the larvae were reared to the adult stage, with the remaining retained in 70% ethanol...
  55. Bisset J, Marin R, Rodriguez M, Severson D, Ricardo Y, French L, et al. Insecticide resistance in two Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) strains from Costa Rica. J Med Entomol. 2013;50:352-61 pubmed
    ..The primary strategy for disease control is based on reducing population densities of the main mosquito vector Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae)...
  56. Puthiyakunnon S, Yao Y, Li Y, Gu J, Peng H, Chen X. Functional characterization of three MicroRNAs of the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:230 pubmed publisher
    Temporal and stage specific expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) in embryos, larvae, pupae and adults of Aedes albopictus showed differential expression levels across the four developmental stages, indicating their potential regulatory roles ..
  57. Aryan A, Anderson M, Myles K, Adelman Z. Germline excision of transgenes in Aedes aegypti by homing endonucleases. Sci Rep. 2013;3:1603 pubmed publisher
    b>Aedes (Ae.) aegypti is the primary vector for dengue viruses (serotypes1-4) and chikungunya virus. Homing endonucleases (HEs) are ancient selfish elements that catalyze double-stranded DNA breaks (DSB) in a highly specific manner...