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Wolbachia reduces the transmission potential of Dengue-infected Aedes aegypti.

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Dengue viruses (DENV) are the causative agents of dengue, the world's most prevalent arthropod-borne disease with around 40% of the world's population at risk of infection annually. Wolbachia pipientis, an obligate intracellular bacterium, is being developed as a biocontrol strategy against dengue because it limits replication of the virus in the mosquito. The Wolbachia strain wMel, which has been introduced into the mosquito vec...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0003894

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Publisher:
PLoS Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
Pages:
e0003894
Publication date:
2015-06-26
Acceptance date:
2015-06-09
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ISSN:
1935-2735 and 1935-2727
Pmid:
26115104
Language:
English
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pubs:528602
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uuid:6b3ed6bb-f0e0-4394-8e54-3eda36417512
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pubs:528602
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2016-10-12

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