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Detection of West Nile virus lineage 2 in North‐Eastern Spain (Catalonia)
(Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018-12-01)
In September 2017, West Nile virus (WNV) lineage 2 was detected in Catalonia (Northern Spain) in northern goshawks by passive surveillance. The phylogenetic analyses showed that it was related to the Central/Southern ...
Limited risk of Zika virus transmission by five Aedes albopictus populations from Spain
(Parasites and Vectors, 2019-03-29)
Background: Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, is an exotic invasive species in Europe. It has substantial public health relevance due to its potential role in transmitting several human pathogens. Out of the ...
Usefulness of Eurasian Magpies (Pica pica) for West Nile virus Surveillance in Non-Endemic and Endemic Situations
In September 2017, passive surveillance allowed the detection of West Nile virus (WNV) lineage 2 for the first time in northern Spain in a northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). However, a cross sectional study carried ...
European Aedes caspius mosquitoes are experimentally unable to transmit Zika virus
(Parasites and Vectors, 2019-07-25)
Background: Aedes caspius (Pallas, 1771) is a foodwater mosquito species widely distributed in the Western Palae‑ arctic. As an anthropophilic species, its role as an arbovirus vector may be the key for understanding the ...
Field-captured Aedes vexans (Meigen, 1830) is a competent vector for Rift Valley fever phlebovirus in Europe
(Parasites & Vectors, 2019-10-16)
Background: Aedes vexans (Meigen) is considered a nuisance species in central Europe and the Mediterranean region. It is an anthropophilic and mammalophilic foodwater mosquito involved in the transmission of several arboviruses. ...
Viromics on honey-baited FTA cards as a new tool for the detection of circulating viruses in mosquitoes
Worldwide, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a major burden on public and animal health. Arthropod vectors, with mosquitoes being the main contributors of global disease, transmit more than 70% of the ...