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2014-09-13 23:02:01

New product from Europe comes to Utah for testing in the mosquito control market.

2014-07-11 11:13:01

Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans.

Climate Change Extends Mosquito Season, But With Smaller Populations
2013-09-10 07:19:17

Climate change's influence on temperature and precipitation is varied, and a new study from the University of Arizona shows that the effect on the spread of West Nile virus might be just as wide-ranging.

2013-03-05 11:53:06

In California Culex mosquitoes are considered to be the principle vectors of West Nile virus (WNV), which infects birds, humans, and other mammals during the summer.

Allie Gardner, graduate student; and Marilyn Ruiz, professor of pathobiology
2012-07-06 12:11:45

Rainfall and temperature affect the abundance of two mosquito species linked to West Nile Virus in storm catch basins in suburban Chicago, two University of Illinois researchers report.

2012-02-09 11:47:23

A species of mosquito has been discovered breeding in the UK that has not been seen in the country since 1945.

New Threat Closes In On Iconic Galápagos Wildlife
2011-09-18 06:55:47

Renewed vigilance over the biosecurity of the Galápagos Islands is needed, based on new research on the risk posed by West Nile virus.

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2010-10-01 06:10:00

Scientists announced on Thursday that they had successfully sequenced the genome of the Southern house mosquito--the species of insect most responsible for the transmission of diseases such as West Nile virus, encephalitis, and elephantiasis.

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2010-03-02 08:55:00

West Nile virus set the country abuzz when it rapidly spread from coast to coast just a few years after arriving in the United States.


Latest Culex Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 21:04:53

St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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