Thursday, March 1, 2018

Mosquito Blood Feeding

We analyzed mosquito blood meals at places with different land use types, finding generalist feeding patterns by several mosquito species. Moreover, we found that mosquitoes infected with avian haemosporidian DNA were readily feeding on humans across different sites in the local landscape. This study provides further support towards current findings suggesting that Diptera vectors are actually not that specialized on host groups, but rather can have plastic preferences

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