Competition between Usutu virus and West Nile virus during simultaneous and sequential infection of Culex pipiens mosquitoes

@article{Wang2020CompetitionBU,
  title={Competition between Usutu virus and West Nile virus during simultaneous and sequential infection of Culex pipiens mosquitoes},
  author={Haidong Wang and Sandra R Abbo and Tessa M. Visser and Marcel Westenberg and Corinne Geertsema and Jelke J. Fros and Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt and Gorben P. Pijlman},
  journal={Emerging Microbes \& Infections},
  year={2020},
  volume={9},
  pages={2642 - 2652}
}
ABSTRACT Usutu virus (USUV) and West Nile virus (WNV) are closely related mosquito-borne flaviviruses that are mainly transmitted between bird hosts by vector mosquitoes. Infections in humans are incidental but can cause severe disease. USUV is endemic in large parts of Europe, while WNV mainly circulates in Southern Europe. In recent years, WNV is also frequently detected in Northern Europe, thereby expanding the area where both viruses co-circulate. However, it remains unclear how USUV may… 
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