Vectors & Transmission

Zika Virus, Elevation, and Transmission Risk. Peterson AT, Osorio J, Qiao H, Escobar LE. PLoS Curr. 2016 May 9;8. pii: ecurrents.outbreaks.a832cf06c4bf89fb2e15cb29d374f9de. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.a832cf06c4bf89fb2e15cb29d374f9de. PMID: 27280061 Free PMC Article
Experimental studies of susceptibility of Italian Aedes albopictus to Zika virus. Experimental studies of susceptibility of Italian Aedes albopictus to Zika virus. Di Luca M, Severini F, Toma L, Boccolini D, Romi R, Remoli ME, Sabbatucci M, Rizzo C, Venturi G, Rezza G, Fortuna C. Euro Surveill. 2016 May 5;21(18). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.18.30223. PMID: 27171034
Correction: Spread of the Invasive Mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the Black Sea Region Increases Risk of Chikungunya, Dengue, and Zika Outbreaks in Europe. Akiner MM, Demirci B, Babuadze G, Robert V, Schaffner F. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May 27;10(5):e0004764. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004764. eCollection 2016 May. PMID: 27232603 Free PMC Article
Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the United States. Vanlandingham DL, Higgs S, Huang YS. J Med Entomol. 2016 Apr 25. pii: tjw025. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27113107
Mapping global environmental suitability for Zika virus. Messina JP, Kraemer MU, Brady OJ, Pigott DM, Shearer FM, Weiss DJ, Golding N, Ruktanonchai CW, Gething PW, Cohn E, Brownstein JS, Khan K, Tatem AJ, Jaenisch T, Murray CJ, Marinho F, Scott TW, Hay SI. Elife. 2016 Apr 19;5. pii: e15272. doi: 10.7554/eLife.15272. PMID: 27090089 Free PMC Article
Assessing the potential risk of Zika virus epidemics in temperate areas with established Aedes albopictus populations. Guzzetta G, Poletti P, Montarsi F, Baldacchino F, Capelli G, Rizzoli A, Rosà R, Merler S. Euro Surveill. 2016 Apr 14;21(15). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.15.30199. PMID: 27104366
Transmission potential of Zika virus infection in the South Pacific. Nishiura H, Kinoshita R, Mizumoto K, Yasuda Y, Nah K. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr;45:95-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.02.017. Epub 2016 Feb 26. PMID: 26923081 Free Article
Spread of the Invasive Mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the Black Sea Region Increases Risk of Chikungunya, Dengue, and Zika Outbreaks in Europe. Akiner MM, Demirci B, Babuadze G, Robert V, Schaffner F. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr 26;10(4):e0004664. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004664. eCollection 2016 Apr. No abstract available. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May;10(5):e0004764. PMID: 27115737 Free PMC Article
On the Seasonal Occurrence and Abundance of the Zika Virus Vector Mosquito Aedes Aegypti in the Contiguous United States. Monaghan AJ, Morin CW, Steinhoff DF, Wilhelmi O, Hayden M, Quattrochi DA, Reiskind M, Lloyd AL, Smith K, Schmidt CA, Scalf PE, Ernst K. PLoS Curr. 2016 Mar 16;8. pii: ecurrents.outbreaks.50dfc7f46798675fc63e7d7da563da76. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.50dfc7f46798675fc63e7d7da563da76. PMID: 27066299 Free PMC Article
Differential Susceptibilities of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from the Americas to Zika Virus. Chouin-Carneiro T, Vega-Rua A, Vazeille M, Yebakima A, Girod R, Goindin D, Dupont-Rouzeyrol M, Lourenço-de-Oliveira R, Failloux AB. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Mar 3;10(3):e0004543. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004543. eCollection 2016 Mar. PMID: 26938868 Free PMC Article

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