Modelling Wolbachia infection in a sex-structured mosquito population carrying West Nile virus

@article{Farkas2017ModellingWI,
  title={Modelling Wolbachia infection in a sex-structured mosquito population carrying West Nile virus},
  author={Jozsef Z. Farkas and Stephen A. Gourley and Rongsong Liu and Abdul-Aziz Yakubu},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={75},
  pages={621 - 647}
}
Wolbachia is possibly the most studied reproductive parasite of arthropod species. It appears to be a promising candidate for biocontrol of some mosquito borne diseases. We begin by developing a sex-structured model for a Wolbachia infected mosquito population. Our model incorporates the key effects of Wolbachia infection including cytoplasmic incompatibility and male killing. We also allow the possibility of reduced reproductive output, incomplete maternal transmission, and different mortality… 
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