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Definition of the noun aedes albopictus
What does aedes albopictus mean as a name of something?
- striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
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Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, another container-inhabiting species dispersed transcontinentally, like its close relative A. aegypti, by shipping, is considered an important secondary vector and may be the sole vector of dengue ...
by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek
Aedes albopictus is an important vector of two widespread arboviruses that cause human disease, dengue and chikungunya.
by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford
Aedes albopictus mosquito (C6/36) or Aedes pseudoscutellaris mosquito (AP 61) cell lines are widely utilized. The most recent methods for serological diagnosis involve complement fixation, neutralization, inhibition of ...
by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel
Aedes albopictus densovirus Aedes albopictus densovirus (AalDNV) Tentative speciesa Penaeus stylirostris densovirusb (PstDNV) Aedes pseudoscutellaris densovirus (ApDNV) Simulium ...
by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck
Aedes albopictus Asian species of mosquitoes - so-called tiger mosqui- toe - actually spreading worldwide (vector of dengue fever virus, West Nile virus). — > Diptera. Adhesion Proteins >Knobs, — >Coccidia, penetration. Aega > Crustacea .
Aedes albopictus. autogenous m. 1. a mosquito that can produce viable eggs without a blood meal. 2. Aedes albopictus. forest day m. Aedes albopictus. house m. either Culex pipiens or C. quinquefasciatus. steyogamous m. a mosquito that ...
by Moselio Schaechter
Vector: Aedes aegyptia (Asia: also Aedes albopictus) Contact with infected secretions Contact with infected secretions Lassa fever Fever, ...
The Dictionary of Virology (2009)
by Brian W.J. Mahy
Aedes aegypti is the principal vector worldwide, but other important vectors are Aedes albopictus in Asia and the Americas, Aedes scutellaris in the Pacific, and Aedes africanus and Aedes luteocephalus in Africa. The virus is only transmitted ...
From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn
Scientific name: Aedes albopictus Synonym: Stegomyia ... the back and head. Males are smaller than females and have feathery antennae 116 n INVERTEBRATES (INSECTS) Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus)...
Dictionary of Parasitology (2005)
by Peter J. Gosling
A closely related species, Aedes albopictus, can also transmit dengue. They are known to transmit the Plasmodium spp. of bird malaria, and the arboviruses of Rift Valley Fever and Japanese B encephalitis. Some species are vectors of equine ...
The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance
Advancement of Psychotherapy AAPTSD = American Association for the Promotion of Teaching Speech to the Deaf AAPU=American Association of Pediatric Urologists AAPV= aedes albopictus parvo virus AAQ= Acupuncture Association of ...
by Stanley Jablonski
AIDCI angle independent Doppler color imaging AIDH atypical intraductal hyperplasia AIDNV Aedes albopictus densovirus AIDP acute idiopathic demyelinating polyneuropathy AIDS acquired immune deficiency or immunodeficiency ...
by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall
aegypti, Aedes albopictus, Ae. polynesiensis and Aedes scutellaris, are diurnal, with Ae. aegypti having two or three peaks of activity, one just after dawn and one just ...
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