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Volume 3, Number 3—September 1997
Synopsis

Aedes albopictus in the United States: Ten-Year Presence and Public Health Implications

Chester G. MooreComments to Author  and Carl J. Mitchell
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Table 1

Susceptibility of Aedes albopictus to oral infection with arboviruses and
ability to transmit by bite*

Ae. albopictus strains from
Hawaii and areas
outside W. Hemisphere
North and South America
Viruses Infect. Trans. Infect. Trans.
Chikungunya + + + +
Dengue 1, 2, 3, 4 + + + +
Eastern equine encephalitis + + + +
Jamestown Canyon + +
Japanese encephalitis + +
Keystone + -
La Crosse + +
Mayaro + +
Nodamura + ?
Oropouche + -
Orungo + +
Potosi + +
Rift Valley fever + +
Ross River + + + +
San Angelo + +
Sindbis + +
St. Louis encephalitis + +
Trivittatus + -
West Nile + +
Western equine encephalitis + + + +
Venezuelan equine encephalitis + +
Yellow fever + + + +

* Modified from Mitchell (1991) (10)

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