Sexual transmission of dengue viruses by Aedes albopictus.

@article{Rosen1987SexualTO,
  title={Sexual transmission of dengue viruses by Aedes albopictus.},
  author={L. von Rosen},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1987},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={398-402}
}
  • L. von Rosen
  • Published 1987 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…
Male Aedes albopictus experimentally infected with dengue virus types 1, 2, 3, or 4 transmitted their infection sexually to female Ae. albopictus. Such transmission was enhanced if the females had taken a bloodmeal 2 to 7 days prior to mating. Male Ae. albopictus also transmitted dengue virus vertically to their F1 progeny. Infected progeny were found among those derived from eggs laid greater than or equal to 73 hr after mating but not among those derived from eggs laid prior to that time… CONTINUE READING
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