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Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2012 Dec;107(8):1080-2.

Vector biology prospects in dengue research.

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Department of Infection and Epidemiology, Insects and Infectious Diseases Unit, Associated Research Unit, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, France. louis.lambrechts@pasteur.fr

Abstract

We argue that using more natural blood feeding methods to study mosquito vector competence for dengue viruses and exploring the effect of viral infection on other mosquito life-history traits that influence vectorial capacity will significantly advance our understanding of dengue epidemiology.

PMID:
23295765
DOI:
10.1590/s0074-02762012000800022
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