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Vector competence of Aedes caspius and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes for Zika virus, Spain

The vector competence of Aedes caspius and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Spain for the transmission of Zika virus was assessed. Whereas Ae. albopictus mosquitoes were a competent vector, Ae. caspius mosquitoes were unable to transmit Zika virus. High levels of vertical transmission of Zika virus in Ae. albopictus mosquitoes were also identified.informacion[at]ebd.csic.es: Gutiérrez-López et al (2019) Vector competence of Aedes caspius and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes for Zika virus, Spain. Emerg Infect Dis doi:10.3201/eid2502.171123


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