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UCR entomologists to develop special bacteria to combat spread of mosquito-borne diseases
Date:6/14/2010

who works in Federici's lab as well as the lab of William Walton, a professor of entomology.

Wirth explained that adult female mosquito longevity is the primary factor influencing the risk for disease transmission.

"This is because females must take a blood meal from an infected host, lay eggs, and survive long enough to take a second blood meal in order to transmit the disease agent," she said. "If adult female longevity is reduced in survivors of larval exposure to bacterial insecticides, then these can reduce the overall numbers of mosquitoes as well as the rate of disease transmission."


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Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
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951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside
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