Horticulture Research Station

Mosquito and Arbovirus Activity in 2014

Authors: Lyric C. Bartholomay (Iowa State University) , Brendan M. Dunphy (Iowa State University)

  • Mosquito and Arbovirus Activity in 2014

    Horticulture Research Station

    Mosquito and Arbovirus Activity in 2014

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Abstract

Mosquitoes are public health concerns as vectors of arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) and/or as nuisances to humans, so surveillance efforts are important to determine areas and times that may pose a risk to humans. The ISU Horticulture Research Station (HRS), Ames, Iowa, consistently yields mosquitoes that are positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Objectives were to continue to assess human risk by monitoring mosquitoes, which are vectors that transmit this virus to people.

Keywords: Entomology

How to Cite:

Bartholomay, L. C. & Dunphy, B. M., (2015) “Mosquito and Arbovirus Activity in 2014”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2014(1).

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01 Jan 2015
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