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feeding habits of mosquitoes (diptera: culicidae) in an area of sylvatic transmission of yellow fever in the state of são paulo, brazil.the reintroduction of sylvatic yellow fever in the state of são paulo after about six decades was confirmed in the northwestern region in 2000, where in 2008 there also occurred an important epizootic. the purpose of this study was to investigate the feeding habits of culicids potentially involved in the sylvatic transmission of the virus in this region.201525810711
spatial distribution of arboviral mosquito vectors (diptera, culicidae) in vale do ribeira in the south-eastern brazilian atlantic forest.mosquitoes are vectors of arboviruses that can cause encephalitis and hemorrhagic fevers in humans. aedes serratus (theobald), aedes scapularis (rondani) and psorophora ferox (von humboldt) are potential vectors of arboviruses and are abundant in vale do ribeira, located in the atlantic forest in the southeast of the state of são paulo, brazil. the objective of this study was to predict the spatial distribution of these mosquitoes and estimate the risk of human exposure to mosquito bites. result ...201222331150
studies on yellow fever in south america : v. transmission experiments with certain species of culex and aedes.1. yellow fever virus has been transmitted from monkey to monkey both by the bites of aëdes (ochlerotatus) scapularis which had fed upon monkeys infected with yellow fever and by the injection of the ground up bodies of such mosquitoes. 2. a fatal infection has been obtained by the injection of the ground up bodies of aëdes (ochlerotatus) serratus, which had previously fed on an infected monkey, and a mild infection has been secured by the similar injection of aëdes (taeniorhynchus) taeniorhynch ...192919869666
epidemic of jungle yellow fever in brazil, 2000: implications of climatic alterations in disease spread.seventy-seven human cases of sylvatic yellow fever were reported in brazil during the period january-june 2000. the first cases were reported 1 week after new year's day and originated at chapada dos veadeiros, a tourist canyon site in goiás state, near brasília, the brazilian capital. the laboratory procedures used for diagnoses included serology with an igm capture assay and plaque reduction neutralization test, virus isolation in suckling mice and c6/36 cells, and immunohistochemistry. all ca ...200111596099
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