[Aedes albopictus in rural zone of Brazil and its implication in the wild yellow fever transmission].
- Published Article
Revista de saúde pública
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 1999
Larvae and adult forms of Aedes albopictus were found during ecological study of anopheline mosquitos in the rural zone of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil. This occurrence was registered, for the first time in Brazil, in an enzoootic area if sylvatic yellow fever virus. This implies a potential risk of the transfer of this virus to an urban area infested with Aedes aegypti.
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