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BIO 119 McCague File-065 Table 27 – 5 Representative Human Viral Diseases Transmitted by Mosquitoes Major Arthropod Vector Disease Geographical Distribution Aedes aegypti Dengue fever (breakbone fever) Caribbean area, Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific Aedes sollicitans Culex salinarius Mansonia perturbans Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) In the United States along the Atlantic coast to the Gulf coast, and occasionally in Kansa and Wisconsin; Mexico, South American Culex tritaeniorhynchus Japanese B encephalitis Far East Culex annulirostris C. tarsalis Muray Valley encephalitis North Australia, New Guinea Culex quinquefasciatus C. tarsalis
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Unformatted text preview: St. Louis encephalitis Western and Mid-western United States Mansonia titillqns Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) South American, including Columbia, Ecuador, and Venezuela; Panama and Trinidad Culex spp. West Nile encephalitis Egypt, India, Israel, Sudan Aedes spp. Anopheles spp. Culex tarsalis Culiseta spp. Western equine encephalitis (WEE) Aedes aegypti Haemogogus mesodentatus Haemogogus spp. Yellow fever South American; epidemic in Central and North America Source: Adapted from Cheng, T. C.: The Biology of Animal Parasites. W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1964....
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