Aedes aegypti in Senegal: genetic diversity and genetic structure of domestic and sylvatic populations.

@article{Huber2008AedesAI,
  title={Aedes aegypti in Senegal: genetic diversity and genetic structure of domestic and sylvatic populations.},
  author={Karine Huber and Yamar Ba and Ibrahima Dia and Christian C. Mathiot and Amadou Alpha Sall and M. L. Diallo},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={218-29}
}
Aedes aegypti is the main vector of dengue viruses. The epidemiology of dengue fever remains poorly understood in Senegal. A sylvatic transmission seems to predominate. However, despite the sylvatic circulation of the dengue virus and the presence of vectors in urban areas, only sporadic cases have been reported. Ae. aegypti is a polytypic species. In Senegal, a purely sylvatic form is found in the forest gallery areas and a domestic form is found in the villages in savannah and sahelian areas… CONTINUE READING
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