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Aedes Aegypti The mosquito that has attracted the most attention is the mosquito Aedes aegypti. It belongs to the family Culcidae, consisting of about 2,500 species (Encyclopedia Britanica 1999), along with other genera of mosquitoes such as Anopheles, Culex, Orthopodomyia, and the Toxorynchites, to name a few (Womack 1993, E.B. 1999). This mosquito has been known best for transmitting yellow fever and human dengue throughout the tropic and subtropic of the Americas (Womack, M...

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Transmission of Diseases

deltamethrin - Take medicines called antimalarials to prevent and treat malaria NAME OF DISEASES Dengue fever PATHOGENS & VECTORS Dengue virus METHOD OF TRANSMISSION - Through the bites of infected female Aedes mosquitoes :  Dengue mosquito (Aedes aegypti )  Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) - Via infected blood products and through organ donation SIGNS & SYMPTOMS Symptoms appear 3 to 14 days after infective bite - Mild fever - High fever - Severe headache - Pain behind the eyes - Muscle...

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Microorganisms That Cause Infectious Disease

transmitted by Aedes(Stegomyia) aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquito , especially transmitted through the bites of the female striped Aedes aegypti mosquito (female). Dengue vitrus is an single-strand RNA positive strand virus, contains a genome of abut 11000 bases that codes for three structural proteins and seven non-structural proteins which causes the disease. There are two types of life cycles, sylvatic and epidemic. The Dengue virus infect and replicate within humans and domesticated Aedes species...

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HCS 457 Wk 4 Communicable Disease Paper

to be the main carriers and multipliers of the virus. Dengue fever is caused by four different types of the dengue virus. It is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito directly from one person to another. Mosquitoes are known to breed mostly in man-made containers and are found in all continents of the world except Antarctica. The Aedes mosquitoes’ characteristics are known to have peak biting periods during the early morning and just before dusk. The first case of the dengue fever was reported...

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Young adults are most prone to this disease. False young children and elderly Dengue Fever - Flavivirus - Questions 1. Which organism is primarily responsible for the spread of Dengue Virus? a. Paracitic Helminths b. Gram-Positive Bacterium c. Aedes Aegypti Mosquitos d. Rodents 2. The antibody response to a second infection by a different serotype of Dengue Virus is able to provide immunity to the virus, True or False? False, the second infection can lead to Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. 3...

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others. Many don’t even bite humans. The vast majority of mosquito repellent tests published in the scientific literature use Aedes aegypti (the dengue/yellow fever mosquito). This is pretty much the lab rat of the mosquito world. It is a great species to work with as it is a day-biting species and has a relatively consistent biting rate. Testing a repellent against Aedes aegypti is pretty much the way to go. In malaria prone regions, testing against the malaria-vector and avid nuisance-biting species...

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Chapter II Mike

feet (3650 meters).” Mosquitoes are more dangerous to the health of man than any other group of insects. They carry terrible diseases such as malaria and dengue. Malaria is transmitted only by anopheline mosquitoes. Dengue frequently transmitted by aedes aegypti and a. albopictus. The Journal of Arachnology (1998). On Makahiya Roots, The seeds and other parts of the Mimosa pudica Linn plant contain mimosine, and extracts of the plant have been shown in scientific trials to be a moderate diuretic, can...

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Dengue Fever and Environmental Factors

00 The morphology and life cycle 6813727-24819 Dengue 00 Dengue 346405627174 Symptoms of Dengue Symptoms of Dengue 1140811408What is dengue? Dengue is a viral infection transmitted by the bite of an infected female Aedes mosquito. Estimated 100 million cases of dengue fever occurring throughout the world annually. Virulence factors Dengue fever (Fever Dengue) Dengue haemorrhagic fever ((Fever Hemorrhagic The virus that causes dengue fever has four different...

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Dengue Fever

can be contagious by spreading among people upon contact with an infected person. (Tirtha Chakraborty, 2008) “Dengue is the most common and widespread arthropod-borne viral infection in the world.” (World Health Organization, 2008) The mosquito Aedes aegypti, who feed during the day are the transmitters of the virus. They are found in the tropic areas and Africa. The disease is caused by four closeley related but distinct types of serotype viruses named dengue virus 1(DEN-1), dengue virus2 ( DEN-2)...

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Yellow Fever 1793

midst of July, a ship of Caribbean refugees came to port. With them, they carried the yellow fever virus. The virus traveled slowly at first; with just a few fatalities in the first week, numbers grew steadily over time. No one suspected it was the aedes aegypti mosquito, retrieving the blood of an infected victim and transferring it to another healthy individual. The city’s leading physician Dr. Benjamin Rush had never seen anything like it before.[3] Three to six days after being infected with the...

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