The dengue vector Aedes aegypti: What comes next

Jansen, Cassie C. and Beebe, Nigel W. (2010) The dengue vector Aedes aegypti: What comes next. Microbes and Infection, 12 4: 272-279. doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2009.12.011


Author Jansen, Cassie C.
Beebe, Nigel W.
Title The dengue vector Aedes aegypti: What comes next
Formatted title
The dengue vector Aedes aegypti : What comes next
Journal name Microbes and Infection   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1286-4579
1769-714X
Publication date 2010-04
Year available 2010
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.micinf.2009.12.011
Volume 12
Issue 4
Start page 272
End page 279
Total pages 8
Editor D. M. Ojcius
Place of publication Paris, France
Publisher Elsevier Masson
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject C1
9604 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
060808 Invertebrate Biology
Formatted abstract
Aedes aegypti is the urban vector of dengue viruses worldwide. While climate influences the geographical distribution of this mosquito species, other factors also determine the suitability of the physical environment. Importantly, the close association of A. aegypti with humans and the domestic environment allows this species to persist in regions that may otherwise be unsuitable based on climatic factors alone. We highlight the need to incorporate the impact of the urban environment in attempts to model the potential distribution of A. aegypti and we briefly discuss the potential for future technology to aid management and control of this widespread vector species.
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Keyword Aedes aegypti
Dengue
Climate change
Distribution
Mosquito-borne disease
Climate-change
Puerto-rico
Albopictus
Australia
Culicidae
Diptera
Fever
Transmission
Viruses
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: Official 2011 Collection
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