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Viruses 2014, 6(11), 4703-4730; doi:10.3390/v6114703

Flavivirus-Mosquito Interactions

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Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Biosecurity Research Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Received: 1 October 2014 / Revised: 17 November 2014 / Accepted: 20 November 2014 / Published: 24 November 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Interactions between Arboviruses and Arthropod Vectors)
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Abstract

The Flavivirus genus is in the family Flaviviridae and is comprised of more than 70 viruses. These viruses have a broad geographic range, circulating on every continent except Antarctica. Mosquito-borne flaviviruses, such as yellow fever virus, dengue virus serotypes 1–4, Japanese encephalitis virus, and West Nile virus are responsible for significant human morbidity and mortality in affected regions. This review focuses on what is known about flavivirus-mosquito interactions and presents key data collected from the field and laboratory-based molecular and ultrastructural evaluations. View Full-Text
Keywords: flavivirus; Aedes mosquito; Culex mosquito; hemorrhagic fever flavivirus; Aedes mosquito; Culex mosquito; hemorrhagic fever
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Huang, Y.-J.S.; Higgs, S.; Horne, K.M.; Vanlandingham, D.L. Flavivirus-Mosquito Interactions. Viruses 2014, 6, 4703-4730.

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