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J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006 Sep;22(3):561-2.

Field-caught Culex erythrothorax larvae found naturally infected with West Nile virus in Grand County, Utah.

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  • 1Moab Mosquito Abatement District, UT 84532, USA.

Abstract

Culex erythrothorax larvae were collected from a bulrush-cattail marsh near Moab, Grand County, Utah, October 28, 2004, and found positive for West Nile virus (WNV) RNA by real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). This demonstrates WNV vertical transmission in this species in the wild and suggests that vertical transmission in overwintering Cx. erythrothorax larvae may contribute to WNV overwintering.

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