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Possibility of hereditary transmission of yellow fever virus by aedes aegypti (Linn.)

Cornelius B. Philip

Possibility of hereditary transmission of yellow fever virus by aedes aegypti (Linn.)

by Cornelius B. Philip

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Published by Waverly Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yellow fever -- Transmission.,
  • Mosquitoes as carriers of disease.,
  • Aedes aegypti.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of experimental medicine.
    Statementby Cornelius B. Philip.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 703-708 ;
    Number of Pages708
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18936549M

    This doesnt take into account emerging diseases such as dengue and Zika virus, among others. In Brazil, the focus of Oxitecs recent trials aiming to reduce numbers of Aedes aegypti, million people were infected with dengue in the first six months of six times more than in . Dengue fever is transmitted when susceptible humans are bitten by an infected female Aedes mosquito. Viraemia in humans begins towards the end of a four to six day incubation period and persists until fever abates. An uninfected Aedes mosquito may acquire the virus after feeding on an infected individual during this viraemic period.

      Transmission mode (Fig. ): mosquitoes – Aedes aegypti (first demonstrated by the Walter Reed commission in ; TOT in Aedes spp. mosquitoes was demonstrated later) transmission to humans in the urban cycle, while “canopy” mosquito species Haemagogus spp. (in Brazil e.g. H. janthinomys) and Aedes spp. (in Africa e.g. Ae. africanus, Ae Author: Zdenek Hubálek, Zdenek Hubálek, Ivo Rudolf. Vector control is critical to the reduction vector-borne diseases [1,2].When mosquitoes were identified as vectors of the pathogens causing diseases such as malaria and yellow fever, efforts were undertaken to eliminate mosquitoes from disease-endemic regions [3,4,5,6].Prior to the s, tools to target mosquitoes for elimination were limited to environmental manipulations and non-persistent Cited by:

    Walter Reed () discovered the role played by a mosquito (Aedes aegypti) in the transmission of Yellow Fever, while the Englishman, Ronald Ross ()demonstrated the malaria cycle in birds. The effect of Thelohania opacita Kudo, upon the growth and development of larvae of Aedes caspius caspius Pall. from natural populations. Parasitologiya 7(5): Alikhanov, Sh. G. The effect of Microsporida on the fecundity of mosquitoes of Aedes caspius caspius (Culicidae). Parazitologiya


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Possibility of hereditary transmission of yellow fever virus by aedes aegypti (Linn.) by Cornelius B. Philip Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author made several attempts to obtain passage of yellow fever virus from infected Aëdes aegypti to their offspririg, but obtained uniformly negative results. The subcutaneous injection of eggs laid by an infective batch of mosquitoes at varying intervals after the first, second, and fourth blood meals produced no reaction in six normal rhesus by: 6.

Several attempts to obtain the passage of yellow fever virus from infective mosquitos, Aëdes argenteus, Poir. (aegypti, auct.), to their eggs and offspring all gave negative results, confirming those obtained in a previous experiment [R.A.E., B, xvi, ].

It is concluded that under the conditions of the experiments, which are described, hereditary transmission is highly by: 6. With the explosion of field trials and potential interventions in development, Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue provides a comprehensive overview of research in genetics, microbiology, virology, and ecology involved in the development and implementation of genetic modification programs for virus and disease control.

This book is meant to. Abstract. The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae), is well recognized for its extensive adaptation to diverse ecological conditions and for genetic variation. Recognizing the importance of strain variation of this mosquito, researchers have established a large number of laboratory by: Yellow fever virus had been a human plague for centuries prior to the identification of its urban transmission vector, the Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus) mosquito species, and the.

The main vector of the Zika virus in South and South-East Asia is considered to be the genus A. aegypti of mosquitoes, which also play a major role as the major transmission vector for Dengue virus, Yellow fever virus, Chikungunya virus and many other mosquito-borne : Dimitrios Vlachakis, Louis Papageorgiou, VasileiosMegalooikonomou.

Transcript. 1 Al?DES AEGYPTI (L.) THE YELLOW FEVER MOSQUITO. 2 AEDES AEGYPTI CL.> T HE YELLOW FEVER MOSQUITO ITS LIFE HISTORY, BIONOMICS AND STRUCTURE BY SIR S. RICKARD CHRISTOPHERS C.I.E., O.B.E., F.R.S., I.M.S. (retd.) Member of the Malaria Commissionof the Royal Societyand Colonial Ofice, Late Ocfficerin Charge Central Malaria Bureau,India.

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae), is well recognized for its extensive adaptation to diverse ecological conditions and for genetic variation. Recognizing the importance of strain variation of this mosquito, researchers have established a large number of laboratory strains.

Some of the popular strains have been used for research for years in many laboratories Cited by: Yellow fever virus (YFV) is the prototypical hemorrhagic fever virus, yet our understanding of its phenotypic diversity and any molecular basis for observed differences in disease severity and epidemiology is lacking, when compared to other arthropod-borne and haemorrhagic fever by: Rift Valley fever, which had occasionally erupted in Egypt, can now be found fulltime.

The development of giant cities in the third world has created new environments for the spread of dengue, transmitted by the same mosquito that transmits yellow fever (Aedes aegypti).

It Author: Richard Levins. The discovery of the first human virus (poliomyelitis) followed in with the isolation of the yellow fever virus. Landsteiner and Popper with the possibility of subsequent transmission to humans, has caused the Food and Drug Administration to propose regulations to prohibit using sheep and goat by-products as a component in cattle feeds.

Arthropods have been serving undoubtedly as vectors and possibly as reservoirs of virus diseases of man and other vertebrates for many centuries. However, recognition of the viral etiology and role of arthropods as vectors for these infections has all ensued in the twentieth century; and the majority of our knowledge has accrued in the past 25 Cited by: Mosquitoes are important vectors of a number of disease agents including malarial and filarial parasites as well as many types of viruses.

A wide spectrum of both RNA-mediated and DNA-mediated transposable elements (TEs) have been discovered in the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and other mosquito species.

Mosquito TEs are potentially useful as tools for genetic manipulation, or Cited by: 2. There, under the advisement of Drs. Alun Lloyd and Fred Gould, he developed mathematical models for novel control strategies of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti, such as releasing mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia, a bacterium that can spread through a population of Ae.

aegypti and has been shown to block transmission of dengue virus. She holds a B.A. from Harvard College and a Ph.D.

from Stanford University. Fromshe was a Fellow-in-Residence at the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, and she held a Dissertation Writing Fellowship in She is currently writing a book on the history of yellow fever in the United States.

Full text of "Yellow fever; an epidemiological and historical study of its place of by Laura Armistead Carter and Wade Hampton Frost." See other formats. Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the CNRS provided proof that people infected by dengue virus but showing no clinical symptoms can actually infect mosquitoes that bite them.

It appears that these asymptomatic people – who, together with mildly symptomatic patients, represent three-quarters of all dengue infections – could be involved in the.

InAdolpho Lutz arranged to repeat in São Paulo the experiments that a U. mission headed by Walter Reed had just completed in Cuba in an effort to prove Carlos Juan Finlay's theory on the transmission of yellow fever by Stegomyia fasciata (currently Aedes aegypti).

The goal of both Lutz and Emilio Ribas, director of São Paulo's. Rift Valley fever, which had occasionally erupted in Egypt, can now be found fulltime. The development of giant cities in the third world has created new environments for the spread of dengue, transmitted by the same mosquito that transmits yellow fever (Aedes aegypti).

It. Typhoid Fever Consider for travelers staying 6 weeks or longer in areas of questionable sanitation. See Typhoid text for vaccine options. Yellow Fever Follow steps 1, 2, and 3 on preceding page to determine if required by country of destination.

Full text of "An introduction to the study of viruses" See other formats.Furthermore, they also represent useful models for evolutionary analysis of the transmission modes of vector-borne viruses, as the genus includes viruses vectored by mosquitoes (e.g.

Dengue Fever virus (DENV), Yellow Fever virus (YFV), West Nile virus (WNV), and the Japanese Encephalitis virus (JEV)), ticks [e.g. Tick-Borne Encephalitis virus Cited by: There are 50– million dengue virus infections annually.

Dengue fever is usually not fatal, but infection with one of four serotypes can increase later susceptibility to other serotypes, resulting in a potentially fatal disease called severe dengue.

Dengue fever is caused by a flavivirus, and is spread mostly by the bite of the Aedes aegypti lty: Infectious disease.