The hidden passenger of Lucky bamboo: Do imported Aedes albopictus mosquitoes cause Dengue virus transmission in the Netherlands?

A. Hofhuis, J. Reimerink, C. Reusken, E.J. Scholte, A. de Boer, W. Takken, M.P.G. Koopmans

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Abstract

Since 2005, Aedes albopictus mosquitoes have been detected in companies in the Netherlands that import ornamental plants from China. To assess the risks of dengue transmission, a study was carried out in 48 persons who are professionally exposed to these mosquitoes. No evidence for non-travel-related flavivirus infections was found
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-220
JournalVector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • aegypti

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