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The Composition, Diversity, And Distribution Of Mosquito Fauna (Diptera: Culicidae) In Kosovo
The aim of this study is to identify the mosquito species that currently exist and their distributions in Kosovo in order to determine current potential endemic zones and areas at a higher risk for future epidemics. These ...
Wolbachia Diversity And Cytoplasmic Incompatibility Patterns In Culex Pipiens Populations In Turkey
Background Wolbachia are maternally transmitted bacteria that can manipulate their hosts’ reproduction causing cytoplasmic incompatibility (CI). CI is a sperm-egg incompatibility resulting in embryonic death. Due to this ...
Barcoding Turkish Culex Mosquitoes To Facilitate Arbovirus Vector Incrimination Studies Reveals Hidden Diversity and New Potential Vectors
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2015)
As a precursor to planned arboviral vector incrimination studies, an integrated systematics approach was adopted using morphology and DNA barcoding to examine the Culex fauna present in Turkey. The mitochondrial COI gene ...
Seasonal Dynamics Of Phlebotomine Sand Fly Species Proven Vectors Of Mediterranean Leishmaniasis Caused By Leishmania Infantum
Recent projections on global warming indicate a constant rise of temperatures in the Mediterranean subregion in the near-mid future. While this phenomenon already caused geographical expansion of several arthropod-borne ...