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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 100, No. 8, 2005, pp. 833-839
Bioline Code: oc05171
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 100, No. 8, 2005, pp. 833-839

 en Detection of dengue virus serotype 3 by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction in Aedes aegypti check for this species in other resources (Diptera, Culicidae) captured in Manaus, Amazonas
Valéria CS Pinheiro; Wanderli P Tadei; Patrícia MSS Barros; Pedro FC Vasconcelos & Ana Cecília R Cruz

Abstract

The detection of dengue virus serotypes from Aedes aegypti in Manaus, state of Amazonas was carried out using the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction technique. Fourteen pools out 82 (17.1%) were positive for DENV3, providing a minimal infection rate of 2.1% of all analyzed infected female specimens of three different areas of the city.

Keywords
Aedes aegypti - reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction - dengue serotypes - virus isolation - Manaus - Brazil

 
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