Volume 12, Number 3—March 2006
Host Feeding Patterns of Culex Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus Transmission, Northeastern United States
|No.||% of mammal (n = 13)||% of total (n = 212)||No.||% of mammal (n = 64)||% of total (n = 111)|
|White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)||4||30.8||1.9||43||67.2||38.7|
|Gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)||3||23.1||1.4||–||–||–|
|Northern raccoon (Procyon lotor)||2||15.4||0.9||2||3.1||1.8|
|Human (Homo sapiens)||1||7.7||0.5||2||3.1||1.8|
|Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana)||1||7.7||0.5||4||6.2||3.6|
|Dog (Canis familiaris)||–||–||–||4||6.2||3.6|
|Cat (Felis catus)||1||7.7||0.5||3||4.7||2.7|
|Eastern cottontail (Sylvialagus floridanus)||1||7.7||0.5||3||4.7||2.7|
|Horse (Equus caballus)||–||–||–||1||1.6||0.9|
|Striped skunk (Memphitis memphitis)||–||–||–||1||1.6||0.9|
|Brown rat (Rattus norvegicus)||–||–||–||1||1.6||0.9|
*Includes 8 specimens from which double-blood meals were also identified.
†Includes 11 specimens from which double-blood meals were also identified.
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