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Description:This image depicts an Aedes albopictus female mosquito feeding on a human host.

There is a small, but significant, risk for dengue outbreaks in the continental United States. Two competent mosquito vectors, Aedes Aegypti and A. albopictus, are present and, under certain circumstances, each could transmit dengue viruses.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:James Gathany
Links:
  • CDC – Div. of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases: Dengue Fever Home Page
  • CDC – Div. of Vector-Borne Diseases: Aedes albopictus Information
    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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