A simple method for determining arbovirus transmission in mosquitoes

Sheri L. Anderson, Stephanie L. Richards, Chelsea T. Smartt

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Abstract

We present a simplified method for the collection of mosquito saliva to determine Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus transmission of West Nile virus that can be used for experiments requiring large sample sizes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-111
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arbovirus
  • Transmission rate
  • Vector competence

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