Why do we need alternative tools to control mosquito-borne diseases in Latin America?

Maciel-de-Freitas, Rafael, Aguiar, Raquel, Bruno, Rafaela V., Guimarães, Maria Cristina, Lourenco-de-Oliveira, Ricardo, Sorgine, Marcos H. F., Struchiner, Cláudio J., Valle, Denise, O'Neill, Scott L. and Moreira, Luciano A. (2012) Why do we need alternative tools to control mosquito-borne diseases in Latin America?. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 107 6: 828-829. doi:10.1590/S0074-02762012000600021


Author Maciel-de-Freitas, Rafael
Aguiar, Raquel
Bruno, Rafaela V.
Guimarães, Maria Cristina
Lourenco-de-Oliveira, Ricardo
Sorgine, Marcos H. F.
Struchiner, Cláudio J.
Valle, Denise
O'Neill, Scott L.
Moreira, Luciano A.
Title Why do we need alternative tools to control mosquito-borne diseases in Latin America?
Journal name Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0074-0276
1678-8060
Publication date 2012-09
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1590/S0074-02762012000600021
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 107
Issue 6
Start page 828
End page 829
Total pages 2
Place of publication Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Publisher Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Language eng
Formatted abstract
In this opinion paper, we discuss the potential and challenges of using the symbiont Wolbachia to block mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya in Latin America.
Keyword Dengue
Malaria
Chikungunya
Yellow fever
Control
Surveillance
Aedes aegypti
Wolbachia
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: Institute for Molecular Bioscience - Publications
 
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