Skip to main content

Free Content Genetic structure of Aedes aegypti populations in Chiang Mai (Thailand) and relation with dengue transmission

Download Article:

You have access to the full text article on a website external to Ingenta Connect.

Please click here to view this article on Wiley Online Library.

You may be required to register and activate access on Wiley Online Library before you can obtain the full text. If you have any queries please visit Wiley Online Library

Abstract:

Summary

We analysed the population genetic structure and differentiation regarding vector competence for a dengue virus of 15 Aedes aegypti samples collected from Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Based on polymorphism of 10 isoenzyme loci, genetic differentiation was confirmed among samples collected in different subdistricts (high FST values and P < 0.05). Based on infection rate for a dengue 2 virus, susceptibilities were similar in mosquitoes collected in San Nuea subdistrict and in Choeng Doi subdistrict, and were heterogeneous in populations sampled in other subdistricts. These findings are discussed and related to insecticide treatments.

Keywords: Aedes aegypti; Thailand; dengue transmission; genetic structure; vector competence

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3156.2002.00939.x

Affiliations: 1: Unité d'Ecologie des Systèmes Vectoriels, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France. 2: Vector Borne Disease Control, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Publication date: October 1, 2002

bsc/tmih/2002/00000007/00000010/art00009
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more