Dengue virus-infected Aedes aegypti in the home environment.

  title={Dengue virus-infected Aedes aegypti in the home environment.},
  author={Juli{\'a}n E Garc{\'i}a-Rej{\'o}n and Maria A Loro{\~n}o-Pino and Jos{\'e} Arturo Farf{\'a}n-Ale and Luis F. Flores-Flores and Elsy Del Pilar Rosado-Paredes and Nubia Rivero-C{\'a}rdenas and Rosario Najera-V{\'a}zquez and Salvador G{\'o}mez-Carro and Victor Lira-Zumbardo and Pedro Mario Gonz{\'a}lez-Mart{\'i}nez and Saul Lozano-Fuentes and Darwin Elizondo-Quiroga and Barry J Beaty and Lars Eisen},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={79 6},
We determined abundance of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and presence of dengue virus (DENV) in females collected from premises of laboratory-confirmed dengue patients over a 12-month period (March 2007 to February 2008) in Merida, Mexico. Backpack aspiration from 880 premises produced 1,836 females and 1,292 males indoors (predominantly from bedrooms) and 102 females and 108 males from patios/backyards. The mean weekly indoor catch rate per home peaked at 7.8 females in late August. Outdoor… CONTINUE READING