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PHIL Image 2164
 
ID#:2164
Description:A blood-engorged female Aedes albopictus mosquito feeding on a human host.

Under successful experimental transmission, Aedes albopictus has been found to be a vector of West Nile Virus. Aedes is a genus of the Culicine family of mosquitoes.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date:2002
Photo Credit:James Gathany
Links:
  • CDC - Emerging Infectious Diseases; Vol. 5, No. 5, September- October, 1999
  • CDC Responds: Update on West Nile Virus (video)
    Categories:
    CDC Organization

    MeSH
    tree picture Biological Sciences
    tree picture tree picture Environment and Public Health
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Public Health
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Disease Transmission
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Disease Vectors
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Animals
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Invertebrates
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Arthropods
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Insects
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Diptera
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Culicidae
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Aedes
    Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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