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An overview of the lesson learned in almost 20 years of fight against the "tiger" mosquito.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18693574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since its introduction in Italy in 1990, Aedes albopictus has spread quickly across the country, being at present reported in scattered foci in all regions below 600 m of altitude. The most important items of the lesson learned in almost 20 years of fight against the "Tiger" in Italy are here reported and discussed.
Authors:
R Romi; G Majori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Parassitologia     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0048-2951     ISO Abbreviation:  Parassitologia     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-12     Completed Date:  2008-11-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413724     Medline TA:  Parassitologia     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Reparto di Malattie Trasmesse da vettori e Sanità Internazionale, dipartimento M.I.P.I, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy. roberto.romi@iss.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Physiological
Aedes / growth & development,  physiology*,  virology
Animals
Chikungunya virus
Climate
Dengue Virus
Insect Vectors / physiology*,  virology
Italy
Larva
Life Cycle Stages
Mosquito Control / methods,  statistics & numerical data*

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