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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 5

DENV-2 infection and dissemination rates in Aedes albopictus, Galvestona,b

Dengue strain % infected 
(totals) % disseminationc (totals)
1349 (endemic) 100 (12/12) 91.6 (11/12)
New Guinea C (endemic) 92.3 (12/13) 75 (9/12)
33974 (sylvatic) 11.1 (1/9) 100 (1/1)
  Endemic 96 (24/25) 83.3 (20/24)
  Sylvatic 11.1 (1/9) 100 (1/1)

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

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