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Aedes

[ā′ē·dēz]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of the dipterous subfamily Culicinae in the family Culicidae, with species that are vectors for many diseases of humans.

aedes

1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated.
2. Now, any chapel or temple.
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As a result, the Brazil Health Ministry has announced emergency response planning to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.
Step 3: Continuous thermal fogging treatment to target on adult Aedes mosquitoes
Introduction and potential establishment of Aedes albopictus in California in 2001.
Overcrowding of mosquito populations: response of larval Aedes aegypti to stress.
Whereas chikungunya posed a new public health challenge to the municipality, its vector Aedes aegypti was known for its role in the local transmission of dengue.
Rapid detection of chikungunya virus in laboratory infected Aedes aegypti by Reverse-Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR).
The British company provides genetically engineered male Aedes mosquitoes for release into the wild to mate with the normal females, the offspring of which would die at the pupal stage.
Studies dealing with competition between the larvae of two invasive species of mosquito, Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), have shown that Aedes albopicus is the better competitor under most environments.
What is worrying the authorities is that Aedes mosquitoes normally have a life-span of 45 days.
It will be a design hotel of unparalleled style," said Paul Geertman of Aedes Real Estate.