Dengue Virus 3 Genotype I in Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes and Eggs, Brazil, 2005–2006
Published Date:Jun 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(6):989-992.
Dengue Virus 3
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical
Sequence Analysis, RNA
Description:Dengue virus type 3 genotype I was detected in Brazil during epidemics in 2002-2004. To confirm this finding, we identified this virus genotype in naturally infected field-caught Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and eggs. Results showed usefulness of virus investigations in vectors as a component of active epidemiologic surveillance.
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