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Volume 10, Number 10—October 2004


Dengue Emergence and Adaptation to Peridomestic Mosquitoes

Abelardo C. Moncayo*1, Zoraida Fernandez*2, Diana Ortiz*, Mawlouth Diallo†, Amadou A. Sall†, Sammie Hartman*, C. Todd Davis*, Lark L. Coffey*, Christian C. Mathiot†, Robert B. Tesh*, and Nikos Vasilakis*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Institut Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal; 1Current affiliation: Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, USA.; 2Current affiliation: Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Caracas, Venezuela.; Dengue Emergence and Adaptation to Mosquitoes

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Table 3

DENV-2 infection and dissemination rates in Aedes aegypti, Boliviaa,b

Dengue strain % infected (totals) % disseminationc (totals)
1349 (endemic) 48.1 (13/27) 76.9 (10/13)
New Guinea C (endemic) 40.9 (27/66) 77.8 (21/27)
33974 (sylvatic) 16.7 (4/24) 100 (4/4)
2022 (sylvatic) 27.3 (6/22) 83.3 (5/6)
  Endemic 43 (40/93) 77.5 (31/40)
  Sylvatic 21.7 (10/46) 90 (9/10)

aDENV, dengue virus.
bBlood meal titers are found in Table 1.
cNumber of infected mosquitoes with virus in the legs.

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