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- Ardis, Mark, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.1 pp. 70-81
- Aedes; Culex; Ochlerotatus; West Nile virus; birds; hematophagy; host preferences; hosts; humans; insect vectors; risk; viremia; viruses; Canada
- ... West Nile virus (WNV; family Flaviviridae) causes a disease in humans that may develop into a deadly neuroinvasive disease. In North America, several peridomestic bird species can develop sufficient viremia to infect blood-feeding mosquito vectors without succumbing to the virus. Mosquito species from the genus Culex, Aedes and Ochlerotatus display variable host preferences, ranging between birds ...