Vectors & Transmission

Culex pipiens and Aedes triseriatus Mosquito Susceptibility to Zika Virus. Aliota MT, Peinado SA, Osorio JE, Bartholomay LC. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15;22(10). doi: 10.3201/eid2210.161082. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 27434194 Free Article
Storm drains as larval development and adult resting sites for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Salvador, Brazil. Paploski IA, Rodrigues MS, Mugabe VA, Kikuti M, Tavares AS, Reis MG, Kitron U, Ribeiro GS. Parasit Vectors. 2016 Jul 27;9(1):419. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1705-0. PMID: 27464886 Free PMC Article
Outbreak of Zika virus infection, Chiapas State, Mexico, 2015, and first confirmed transmission by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the Americas. Guerbois M, Fernandez-Salas I, Azar SR, Danis-Lozano R, Alpuche-Aranda CM, Leal G, Garcia-Malo IR, Diaz-Gonzalez EE, Casas-Martinez M, Rossi SL, Del Río-Galván SL, Sanchez-Casas RM, Roundy CM, Wood TG, Widen SG, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC. J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 19. pii: jiw302. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27436433
Zika virus, vectors, reservoirs, amplifying hosts, and their potential to spread worldwide: what we know and what we should investigate urgently. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul;48:85-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.05.014. Epub 2016 May 18. Review. PMID: 27208633 Free Article
The wMel strain of Wolbachia Reduces Transmission of Zika virus by Aedes aegypti. Aliota MT, Peinado SA, Velez ID, Osorio JE. Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 1;6:28792. doi: 10.1038/srep28792. PMID: 27364935 Free PMC Article
Probable transfusion-transmitted Zika virus in Brazil. Barjas-Castro ML, Angerami RN, Cunha MS, Suzuki A, Nogueira JS, Rocco IM, Maeda AY, Vasami FG, Katz G, Boin IF, Stucchi RS, Resende MR, Esposito DL, de Souza RP, da Fonseca BA, Addas-Carvalho M. Transfusion. 2016 Jul;56(7):1684-8. doi: 10.1111/trf.13681. Epub 2016 Jun 21. PMID: 27329551
Clinical and spatial features of Zika virus in Mexico. Haque U, Ball JD, Zhang W, Khan MM, Treviño C JA. Acta Trop. 2016 Jun 14;162:5-10. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.06.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27311388
Reported Distribution of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti and Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus in the United States, 1995-2016 (Diptera: Culicidae). Hahn MB, Eisen RJ, Eisen L, Boegler KA, Moore CG, McAllister J, Savage HM, Mutebi JP. J Med Entomol. 2016 Jun 9. pii: tjw072. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27282817
Wolbachia Blocks Currently Circulating Zika Virus Isolates in Brazilian Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. Dutra HL, Rocha MN, Dias FB, Mansur SB, Caragata EP, Moreira LA. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jun 8;19(6):771-4. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.04.021. Epub 2016 May 4. PMID: 27156023 Free PMC Article
Population genetics of the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, an invasive vector of human diseases. Goubert C, Minard G, Vieira C, Boulesteix M. Heredity (Edinb). 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2016.35. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 27273325