Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 7, Number 6—December 2001


Vector Competence of Selected North American Culex and Coquillettidia Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus

Michael R. Sardelis*, Michael J. Turell†Comments to Author , David J. Dohm†, and Monica L. O'Guinn†
Author affiliations: *Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA;; †U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA

Main Article

Table 1

Mosquito species tested for susceptibility to infection with West Nile virus

Species Strain Source (year collected) Generation
Culex nigripalpus Indian River Indian River, FL (2000) F0-1
Cx. quinquefasciatus Sebring Sebring County, FL (1988) >F30
Cx. quinquefasciatus Vero Beach Vero Beach, FL (1999) F10-12
Cx. restuans Maryland Frederick & Prince George's Counties, MD (2000,2001) F0
Cx. salinarius Chambers Chambers Co., TX (1992) >F30
Cq. perturbans
Laurel, MD (2000)

Main Article

Top of Page The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO