Mosquito vectors of the 1998-1999 outbreak of Rift Valley Fever and other arboviruses (Bagaza, Sanar, Wesselsbron and West Nile) in Mauritania and Senegal.

@article{Diallo2005MosquitoVO,
  title={Mosquito vectors of the 1998-1999 outbreak of Rift Valley Fever and other arboviruses (Bagaza, Sanar, Wesselsbron and West Nile) in Mauritania and Senegal.},
  author={M. L. Diallo and Pierre Nabeth and Khalilou B{\^a} and Amadou Alpha Sall and Yamar Ba and Mireille Mondo and Lang Girault and M. O. Abdalahi and Christian C. Mathiot},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={119-26}
}
Following an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in south-eastern Mauritania during 1998, entomological investigations were conducted for 2 years in the affected parts of Senegal and Mauritania, spanning the Sénégal River basin. A total of 92 787 mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae), belonging to 10 genera and 41 species, were captured in light traps. In Senegal, Culex poicilipes (41%) and Mansonia uniformis (39%) were the most abundant species caught, whereas Aedes vexans (77%) and Cx. poicilipes… CONTINUE READING
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