Variation in Aedes aegypti Mosquito Competence for Zika Virus Transmission
Christopher M. Roundy1
, Sasha R. Azar1
, Shannan L. Rossi, Jing H. Huang, Grace Leal, Ruimei Yun, Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas, Christopher J. Vitek, Igor A.D. Paploski, Uriel Kitron, Guilherme S. Ribeiro, Kathryn A. Hanley, Scott C. Weaver
, and Nikos Vasilakis
Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (C.M. Roundy, S.R. Azar, S.L. Rossi, J.H. Huang, G. Leal, R. Yun, S.C. Weaver, N. Vasilakis); Centro Regional de Salud Pública, Tapachula, México (I. Fernandez-Salas); University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, Texas, USA (C.J. Vitek); Ministério da Saúde, Candeal, Salvador, Brazil (I.A.D. Paploski, G.S. Ribeiro); Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador (I.A.D. Paploski, G.S. Ribeiro); Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (U. Kitron); New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (K.A. Hanley)
Figure 1. Infection, dissemination, and transmission of 3 Zika virus strains by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from Salvador, Brazil, after artificial blood meals with a concentration of 4 log10 (A), 5 log10 (B), or 6 log10 (C) focus-forming units/mL.
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