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A review of the invasive mosquitoes in Europe: ecology, public health risks, and control options.
There has been growing interest in Europe in recent years in the establishment and spread of invasive mosquitoes, notably the incursion of Aedes albopictus through the international trade in usedExpand
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The global distribution of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus
Dengue and chikungunya are increasing global public health concerns due to their rapid geographical spread and increasing disease burden. Knowledge of the contemporary distribution of their sharedExpand
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Driving forces for changes in geographical distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks in Europe
Many factors are involved in determining the latitudinal and altitudinal spread of the important tick vector Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Europe, as well as in changes in the distributionExpand
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Variation in malaria transmission intensity in seven sites throughout Uganda.
Knowledge of the baseline malaria transmission in a given environment is important to guide malaria control interventions. However, in Uganda, recent information on malaria transmission intensity isExpand
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Chikungunya outbreak in the Caribbean region, December 2013 to March 2014, and the significance for Europe.
On 6 December 2013, two laboratory-confirmed cases of chikungunya without a travel history were reported on the French part of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, indicating the start of the firstExpand
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Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus
The global population at risk from mosquito-borne diseases—including dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and Zika—is expanding in concert with changes in the distribution of two key vectors: AedesExpand
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Malaria transmission and major malaria vectors in different geographical areas of Southeast Asia
During the last decade, major progress in malaria control has been achieved in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. However, malaria is still a potentially fatal disease in some hilly‐forested areas andExpand
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Detection of the East and West African kdr mutation in Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis from Uganda using a new assay based on FRET/Melt Curve analysis
BackgroundAppropriate monitoring of vector resistance to insecticides is an integral component of planning and evaluation of insecticide use in malaria control programmes. The malaria vectorsExpand
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An entomological review of invasive mosquitoes in Europe
Abstract Among the invasive mosquitoes registered all over the world, Aedes species are particularly frequent and important. As several of them are potential vectors of disease, they presentExpand
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False positive circumsporozoite protein ELISA: a challenge for the estimation of the entomological inoculation rate of malaria and for vector incrimination
BackgroundThe entomological inoculation rate (EIR) is an important indicator in estimating malaria transmission and the impact of vector control. To assess the EIR, the enzyme-linked immunosorbentExpand
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