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- Shin, E-Hyun, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2017 v.20 no.3 pp. 809-813
- Aedes albopictus; Chikungunya virus; Dengue virus; Zika virus; amphibians; birds; blood; blood meal; dengue; feeding behavior; fish; human health; humans; pathogens; population density; risk; traps; urban parks; virus transmission; viruses; Korean Peninsula
- ... Aedes albopictus is well known to transmit dengue and chikungunya viruses. Recent report that Zika virus is meditated by this mosquito highlights the importance of Ae. albopictus to human health worldwide. To elucidate the transmission dynamics of pathogens through blood feeding behavior of Ae. albopictus, we investigated blood meal sources and examined the dengue virus infection rate in field-cap ...