Insect Viruses: Viruses infecting insects, the largest family being BACULOVIRIDAE.Insects: The class Insecta, in the phylum ARTHROPODA, whose members are characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth; several hundred thousand different kinds having been described. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1)Ascoviridae: A family of insect viruses causing disease in lepidopterous larvae, most commonly from species of the owlet moth family Noctuidae. There is one genus: Ascovirus.RNA Viruses: Viruses whose genetic material is RNA.Moths: Insects of the suborder Heterocera of the order LEPIDOPTERA.DNA Viruses: Viruses whose nucleic acid is DNA.Baculoviridae: Family of INSECT VIRUSES containing two subfamilies: Eubaculovirinae (occluded baculoviruses) and Nudibaculovirinae (nonoccluded baculoviruses). The Eubaculovirinae, which contain polyhedron-shaped inclusion bodies, have two genera: NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS and GRANULOVIRUS. Baculovirus vectors are used for expression of foreign genes in insects.Spodoptera: A genus of owlet moths of the family Noctuidae. These insects are used in molecular biology studies during all stages of their life cycle.Sequence Homology: The degree of similarity between sequences. Studies of AMINO ACID SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY and NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY provide useful information about the genetic relatedness of genes, gene products, and species.Genome, Viral: The complete genetic complement contained in a DNA or RNA molecule in a virus.Viral Proteins: Proteins found in any species of virus.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.RNA, Viral: Ribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.Insect Proteins: Proteins found in any species of insect.Capsid Proteins: Proteins that form the CAPSID of VIRUSES.Vaccinia virus: The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.Receptors, Virus: Specific molecular components of the cell capable of recognizing and interacting with a virus, and which, after binding it, are capable of generating some signal that initiates the chain of events leading to the biological response.Virus Replication: The process of intracellular viral multiplication, consisting of the synthesis of PROTEINS; NUCLEIC ACIDS; and sometimes LIPIDS, and their assembly into a new infectious particle.Virus Cultivation: Process of growing viruses in live animals, plants, or cultured cells.Virus Shedding: The expelling of virus particles from the body. Important routes include the respiratory tract, genital tract, and intestinal tract. Virus shedding is an important means of vertical transmission (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).Virus Diseases: A general term for diseases produced by viruses.Simian virus 40: A species of POLYOMAVIRUS originally isolated from Rhesus monkey kidney tissue. It produces malignancy in human and newborn hamster kidney cell cultures.Virus Assembly: The assembly of VIRAL STRUCTURAL PROTEINS and nucleic acid (VIRAL DNA or VIRAL RNA) to form a VIRUS PARTICLE.Plant Viruses: Viruses parasitic on plants higher than bacteria.Defective Viruses: Viruses which lack a complete genome so that they cannot completely replicate or cannot form a protein coat. Some are host-dependent defectives, meaning they can replicate only in cell systems which provide the particular genetic function which they lack. Others, called SATELLITE VIRUSES, are able to replicate only when their genetic defect is complemented by a helper virus.Sindbis Virus: The type species of ALPHAVIRUS normally transmitted to birds by CULEX mosquitoes in Egypt, South Africa, India, Malaya, the Philippines, and Australia. It may be associated with fever in humans. Serotypes (differing by less than 17% in nucleotide sequence) include Babanki, Kyzylagach, and Ockelbo viruses.Measles virus: The type species of MORBILLIVIRUS and the cause of the highly infectious human disease MEASLES, which affects mostly children.Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype: A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.Rabies virus: The type species of LYSSAVIRUS causing rabies in humans and other animals. Transmission is mostly by animal bites through saliva. The virus is neurotropic multiplying in neurons and myotubes of vertebrates.Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype: A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.Influenza A Virus, H3N2 Subtype: A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 3 and neuraminidase 2. The H3N2 subtype was responsible for the Hong Kong flu pandemic of 1968.Hepatitis B virus: The type species of the genus ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS which causes human HEPATITIS B and is also apparently a causal agent in human HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA. The Dane particle is an intact hepatitis virion, named after its discoverer. Non-infectious spherical and tubular particles are also seen in the serum.West Nile virus: A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE). It can infect birds and mammals. In humans, it is seen most frequently in Africa, Asia, and Europe presenting as a silent infection or undifferentiated fever (WEST NILE FEVER). The virus appeared in North America for the first time in 1999. It is transmitted mainly by CULEX spp mosquitoes which feed primarily on birds, but it can also be carried by the Asian Tiger mosquito, AEDES albopictus, which feeds mainly on mammals.Genes, Insect: The functional hereditary units of INSECTS.Respiratory Syncytial Viruses: A group of viruses in the PNEUMOVIRUS genus causing respiratory infections in various mammals. Humans and cattle are most affected but infections in goats and sheep have also been reported.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Genes, Viral: The functional hereditary units of VIRUSES.Virus Activation: The mechanism by which latent viruses, such as genetically transmitted tumor viruses (PROVIRUSES) or PROPHAGES of lysogenic bacteria, are induced to replicate and then released as infectious viruses. It may be effected by various endogenous and exogenous stimuli, including B-cell LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDES, glucocorticoid hormones, halogenated pyrimidines, IONIZING RADIATION, ultraviolet light, and superinfecting viruses.Antigens, Viral: Substances elaborated by viruses that have antigenic activity.Vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus: The type species of VESICULOVIRUS causing a disease symptomatically similar to FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, horses, and pigs. It may be transmitted to other species including humans, where it causes influenza-like symptoms.Hemagglutinin Glycoproteins, Influenza Virus: Membrane glycoproteins from influenza viruses which are involved in hemagglutination, virus attachment, and envelope fusion. Fourteen distinct subtypes of HA glycoproteins and nine of NA glycoproteins have been identified from INFLUENZA A VIRUS; no subtypes have been identified for Influenza B or Influenza C viruses.Virus Latency: The ability of a pathogenic virus to lie dormant within a cell (latent infection). In eukaryotes, subsequent activation and viral replication is thought to be caused by extracellular stimulation of cellular transcription factors. Latency in bacteriophage is maintained by the expression of virally encoded repressors.Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Vero Cells: A CELL LINE derived from the kidney of the African green (vervet) monkey, (CERCOPITHECUS AETHIOPS) used primarily in virus replication studies and plaque assays.Insect Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.Oncogenic Viruses: Viruses that produce tumors.Cell Line: Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.Virion: The infective system of a virus, composed of the viral genome, a protein core, and a protein coat called a capsid, which may be naked or enclosed in a lipoprotein envelope called the peplos.Hemiptera: A large order of insects characterized by having the mouth parts adapted to piercing or sucking. It is comprised of four suborders: HETEROPTERA, Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha, and Coleorrhyncha.Cercopithecus aethiops: A species of CERCOPITHECUS containing three subspecies: C. tantalus, C. pygerythrus, and C. sabeus. They are found in the forests and savannah of Africa. The African green monkey (C. pygerythrus) is the natural host of SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and is used in AIDS research.Simian immunodeficiency virus: Species of the genus LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate immunodeficiency viruses (IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES, PRIMATE), that induces acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in monkeys and apes (SAIDS). The genetic organization of SIV is virtually identical to HIV.Lepidoptera: A large order of insects comprising the butterflies and moths.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Insect Hormones: Hormones secreted by insects. They influence their growth and development. Also synthetic substances that act like insect hormones.Mosaic Viruses: Viruses which produce a mottled appearance of the leaves of plants.Mumps virus: The type species of RUBULAVIRUS that causes an acute infectious disease in humans, affecting mainly children. Transmission occurs by droplet infection.Parainfluenza Virus 1, Human: A species of RESPIROVIRUS also called hemadsorption virus 2 (HA2), which causes laryngotracheitis in humans, especially children.Genome, Insect: The genetic complement of an insect (INSECTS) as represented in its DNA.Insect Repellents: Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.Semliki forest virus: A species of ALPHAVIRUS isolated in central, eastern, and southern Africa.Hepatitis A virus: A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.Larva: Wormlike or grublike stage, following the egg in the life cycle of insects, worms, and other metamorphosing animals.Neutralization Tests: The measurement of infection-blocking titer of ANTISERA by testing a series of dilutions for a given virus-antiserum interaction end-point, which is generally the dilution at which tissue cultures inoculated with the serum-virus mixtures demonstrate cytopathology (CPE) or the dilution at which 50% of test animals injected with serum-virus mixtures show infectivity (ID50) or die (LD50).Antiviral Agents: Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of VIRUS DISEASES. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.Avian Sarcoma Viruses: Group of alpharetroviruses (ALPHARETROVIRUS) producing sarcomata and other tumors in chickens and other fowl and also in pigeons, ducks, and RATS.Viral Plaque Assay: Method for measuring viral infectivity and multiplication in CULTURED CELLS. Clear lysed areas or plaques develop as the VIRAL PARTICLES are released from the infected cells during incubation. With some VIRUSES, the cells are killed by a cytopathic effect; with others, the infected cells are not killed but can be detected by their hemadsorptive ability. Sometimes the plaque cells contain VIRAL ANTIGENS which can be measured by IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE.Virus Attachment: The binding of virus particles to receptors on the host cell surface. For enveloped viruses, the virion ligand is usually a surface glycoprotein as is the cellular receptor. For non-enveloped viruses, the virus CAPSID serves as the ligand.Bluetongue virus: The type species of ORBIVIRUS causing a serious disease in sheep, especially lambs. It may also infect wild ruminants and other domestic animals.BK Virus: A species of POLYOMAVIRUS apparently infecting over 90% of children but not clearly associated with any clinical illness in childhood. The virus remains latent in the body throughout life and can be reactivated under certain circumstances.DNA, Viral: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.Tumor Virus Infections: Infections produced by oncogenic viruses. The infections caused by DNA viruses are less numerous but more diverse than those caused by the RNA oncogenic viruses.Viruses, Unclassified: Viruses whose taxonomic relationships have not been established.JC Virus: A species of POLYOMAVIRUS, originally isolated from the brain of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The patient's initials J.C. gave the virus its name. Infection is not accompanied by any apparent illness but serious demyelinating disease can appear later, probably following reactivation of latent virus.Insect Bites and Stings: Bites and stings inflicted by insects.Capsid: The outer protein protective shell of a virus, which protects the viral nucleic acid.Gene Expression Regulation, Viral: Any of the processes by which cytoplasmic factors influence the differential control of gene action in viruses.Avian leukosis virus: The type species of ALPHARETROVIRUS producing latent or manifest lymphoid leukosis in fowl.Beetles: INSECTS of the order Coleoptera, containing over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies and their mouthparts are adapted for chewing.Orthomyxoviridae: A family of RNA viruses causing INFLUENZA and other diseases. There are five recognized genera: INFLUENZAVIRUS A; INFLUENZAVIRUS B; INFLUENZAVIRUS C; ISAVIRUS; and THOGOTOVIRUS.Genetic Vectors: DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Orthomyxoviridae Infections: Virus diseases caused by the ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE.
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Sasaki J, Nakashima N, Saito H, Noda H (1998) An insect picorna-like virus, Plautia stali intestine virus, has genes of capsid ... deformed wing virus, acute bee paralysis virus, Drosophila C virus, Rhopalosiphum padi virus, and Himetobi P virus. Several ... This family includes Infectious flacherie virus and SeIV-1 virus. Another virus is Nora virus from Drosophila melanogaster. ... Bovine rhinitis A virus Bovine rhinitis B virus Equine rhinitis A virus Foot-and-mouth disease virus Genus: Aquamavirus ...
"Association of Rice gall dwarf virus with microtubules is necessary for viral release from cultured insect vector cells". ... Included: Rice dwarf virus, Rice gall dwarf virus and Wound tumor virus. Rotavirus A-E cause infantile gastroenteritis in ... Includes: Bluetongue virus, African horse sickness virus, Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus, among others. Known ... Sedoreovirinae (sedo = smooth) is a subfamily of the Reoviridae family of viruses. Viruses in this subfamily are distinguished ...
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Fungal and virus resistant crops have also been developed or are in development. This makes the insect and weed ... Paul Berg created the first recombinant DNA molecules by combining DNA from the monkey virus SV40 with that of the lambda virus ... Plants have been modified for insect protection, herbicide resistance, virus resistance, enhanced nutrition, tolerance to ... "New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices". Web.mit.edu. 2 April 2009. Retrieved 17 July 2010.. ...
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Jeanie Lerche Davis (2003). "Best Insect Repellent for Mosquitoes: Bug Experts Rate Products to Keep West Nile Virus at Bay". ... Most "natural" insect repellents such as citronella, neem oil, and herbal extracts are no longer permitted for sale as insect ... Insect repellents help prevent and control the outbreak of insect-borne (and other arthropod-bourne) diseases such as malaria, ... "Health Advisory: Tick and Insect Repellents". Plant parts with Insect-repellent Activity from the chemical Borneol (Dr. Duke's ...
... making it one of the fastest acting insect viruses. The discovery of virus disease on H. puera was a major breakthrough in the ... An absolutely specific virus with refractile polyhedral inclusion bodies, staining blue in Giemsa and thick blue in Buffalo ... A rapid spread of infection in the insect body leads immediately to cessation of feeding and later on, to death. Even in the ... The NPV which enters the insect gut, lyses in the alkaline environment of the midgut, releasing virions. Virions invade the ...
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"Zika Virus: Rapid Spread in the Western Hemisphere". Annals of Internal Medicine. 164 (9): 613-5. doi:10.7326/M16-0150. ISSN ... The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a method of biological insect control, whereby overwhelming numbers of sterile ... Okanagan-Kootenay Sterile Insect Release (SIR) Program *^ The Sterile Insect Technique: Example of Application to Melon Fly ... Sterile Insect Technique. In Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. Vincent H. Resh and Ring T. Carde. pp. 953-957. Second Edition. ...
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... (TrV) is a virus belonging to the insect virus family Dicistroviridae. Within this family, there are currently 3 ... TrV is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus. It belongs to virus Group IV. Virus groups are based on the Baltimore ... "Nucleotide sequence analysis of Triatoma virus shows that it is a member of a novel group of insect RNA viruses". Journal of ... Muscio, O. A.; La Torre, J. L.; Scodeller, E. A. (1988). "Characterization of Triatoma Virus, a Picorna-like Virus Isolated ...
Miller, L.K.; Ball, L.A. (2012). The Insect Viruses. The Viruses. Springer US. ISBN 978-1-4615-5341-0. Retrieved 2016-05-13. " ... The virus only shares a significant portion of the same ammino acid sequence with the Nodamura virus, which is a similar ... Still a very rare virus, the Boolarra virus can only be found in a very small population of moths that is endemic to the region ... The Boolarra virus typically measures around 30 nano-meters and is approximately 21 percent RNA. Boolarra virus is ...
The virus is named after Palm Creek, near Darwin, from where it was originally isolated. PCV is the first insect-specific virus ... Palm Creek virus (PCV) is an insect virus belonging to the genus Flavivirus, of the family Flaviviridae. It was discovered in ... "The insect-specific Palm Creek virus modulates West Nile virus infection in and transmission by Australian mosquitoes". ... A report indicates that the virus is also closely related to Assam virus, discovered in Assam, India, in 2015. Hobson-Peters, ...
The gene is a combination of DNA from a virus and a bacterium. In an earlier study, captive males carrying the gene eradicated ... This causes the population of insects to crash. This technique is being developed for some insects and for other insects has ... Inherited sterility in insects List of sterile insect technique trials Insect ecology Detection of genetically modified ... including insects. Insect genomes can be found in genetic databases such as NCBI, and databases more specific to insects such ...
... (PaRV) is an insect virus belonging to Flavivirus and endemic to Australia. It was discovered in 2015. ... The virus was identified as a result of investigation on the outbreak of the Ross River virus in 2015. Both the viruses are ... then they will no longer be able to carry other human-infectious viruses. The virus was identified from the whole genome ... The virus was identified from the mosquito Aedes vigilax collected from Sydney under the joint research project by scientists ...
Complete Genome Sequence of Acute Bee Paralysis Virus Shows That It Belongs to the Novel Group of Insect-Infecting RNA Viruses ... Slow bee paralysis virus (SBPV), not to be confused with acute bee paralysis virus, is a virus discovered in England in 1974 ... The virus is in the iflaviridae family of viruses. Infection by iflaviridae viruses is among the leading cause of death of ... As bees and silkworms are of great economic and biological importance, the virus is the subject of ongoing research. The virus ...
Possible reservoirs may include insects, mites, or nematodes. Based on the more-recent discovery of the virus, not much ... "A New Grapevine Virus Discovered by Deep Sequencing of Virus- and Viroid-Derived Small RNAs in Cv Pinot Gris". Virus Research, ... the genome was considered completely novel and the virus officially named Grapevine Pinot gris virus. The virus was recognized ... Apricot pseudo-chlorotic leaf spot virus, Cherry mottle leaf virus, and peach mosaic virus. Giampetruzzi et al. originally ...
Singapore's authorities step up prevention efforts including checking at-risk dormitories and spreading insect repellent. ... Uganda The Zika virus is first isolated in 1947 in a rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest near Entebbe, Uganda, and first recovered ... Zika virus is isolated from his semen, adding to the evidence that Zika can be sexually transmitted. Japan In December 2013, a ... Brazil On 15 May, the Ministry of Health reports the presence and circulation of the Zika virus in the states of Bahia and Rio ...
The four are Bundibugyo virus (BDBV), Sudan virus (SUDV), Taï Forest virus (TAFV) and one simply called Ebola virus (EBOV, ... No spread by mosquitos or other insects has been reported. Other possible methods of transmission are being studied. ... The virus responsible for the initial outbreak, first thought to be Marburg virus, was later identified as a new type of virus ... Main articles: Ebola virus cases in the United States, Ebola virus disease in Spain, and Ebola virus disease in the United ...
The Zika virus has been identified in many locations, including reported cases here in the United States. The virus - which is ... Insect Repellents. *When you are outside, use insect repellent (bug spray) that contains an EPA-registered active ingredient, ... Never use DEET on infants under 2 months old, but the CDC says most insect repellents can be used on children older than 2 ... There are many mosquito-borne or tick illnesses, including several viruses that cause encephalitis, West Nile and Lyme disease ...
More than just an annoyance, insect bites can spread disease. The growing concern about the mosquito-borne Zika virus ... If insect repellent is swallowed or gets in the eyes:. *If you suspect someone has swallowed an insect repellent, immediately ... Avoid combination sunscreen/insect repellent products. More frequent application can lead to over-exposure to the insect ... The pests have been found to be infected with LaCrosse encephalitis viruses and West Nile virus, which can cause encephalitis ( ...
Mosquitoes in the United States can be carriers of West Nile Virus. There is no specific treatment for the virus and symptoms ... and insect repellent should not be reapplied. Parents can apply both an insect repellent product and sunscreen product on their ... Insects tend to hang out in stagnant pools of water, near food, around garbage cans and in the vicinity of brightly colored ... On your marks, get set, go! The season is summer and all of the little insects and critters that bite are out in full force ...
The Centre for Disease Control says Lyme disease infections have doubled over the past 15 years, and West Nile Virus infected ... Insects have trouble navigating in wind (3) Making sure you discourage the breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which means ... In Canada, Health Canada does not allow the use of citronella, or, anything containing citronellol to be used as an insect ... However, you have to weigh the risks of insect repellents against the risks of being bitten by a mosquito or tick. ...
Using insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus, or products containing IR3535, always following ... WEST NILE VIRUS ACTIVITY INCREASING IN ORANGE COUNTY. (Santa Ana) - West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is increasing in Orange ... West Nile Virus activity increasing in Orange County Posted on September 7, 2012. by ocsafetynews Posted in Disease, Health, ... health care agency orange county West Nile Virus « FEMA invites you to join the National Preparedness Coalition ...
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This review will focus on summarizing success cases in which RNAi was used for silencing genes in insect vector for plant ... The last decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in the functional analysis of insect genes, especially those whose silencing ... Another challenge is to understand the RNAi machinery in insect cells and whether components that were identified in other ... Transmission of plant pathogens and the challenges in managing insect vectors due to insecticide resistance are factors that ...
"Zika Virus: Rapid Spread in the Western Hemisphere". Annals of Internal Medicine. 164 (9): 613-5. doi:10.7326/M16-0150. ISSN ... The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a method of biological insect control, whereby overwhelming numbers of sterile ... Okanagan-Kootenay Sterile Insect Release (SIR) Program *^ The Sterile Insect Technique: Example of Application to Melon Fly ... Sterile Insect Technique. In Encyclopedia of Insects, ed. Vincent H. Resh and Ring T. Carde. pp. 953-957. Second Edition. ...
Insect-transmitted viruses affecting tomato production in western North America - Wintermantel, W.M. 2012. Insect-transmitted ... Reducing virus associated crop loss through resistance to insect vectors. Natural Resistance Mechanisms of Plants to Viruses. G ... Tomato chlorosis virus and Tomato infectious chlorosis virus - Wintermantel, W.M. 2013. Tomato chlorosis virus and Tomato ... Application of genomics for understanding plant virus-insect vector interactions and insect vector control - ...
Gut microbiota of mosquito larvae has an impact on adult insects ability to transmit human pathogens - All press releases are ... 1) Insect-Virus Interactions Group, Department of Genomes and Genetics, Institut Pasteur, CNRS URA 3012, Paris, France. (2) ... The French research labs involved in this study are : the Insect-Virus Interactions Group (CNRS/Institut Pasteur), the MIVEGEC ... Discovery of a restriction factor for hepatitis B virus. *Discovery of new strains of the HTLV-4 virus in hunters bitten by ...
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- In 2016, neuropsycho- fluid (CSF) obtained by lumbar puncture contained 8 leu- logical and cognitive changes developed in an adolescent kocytes/L, 1,000 erythrocytes/L, 55 mg/dL glucose, and after travel to a Zika virus-endemic area. (cdc.gov)
- CSF testing for Zika virus, performed emission computed tomography and neuropsychological at the Wadsworth Laboratory, New York City Department testing raised the possibility that Zika virus infection may lead to neuropsychiatric and cognitive symptoms. (cdc.gov)
- sociated with Zika virus disease remains unclear, evi- Seven weeks after symptom onset, single-photon emis- dence of an association between Zika virus infection and sion computed tomography revealed mildly heteroge- diseases of the nervous system is growing ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
- CNS) infection with Zika virus associated with the onset of edition, General Ability Index), probably reflecting func- neuropsychological and cognitive changes in an adolescent. (cdc.gov)
- The Zika Virus that was discovered almost 70 years ago. (1010data.com)
- Zika Virus: What is it? (castleconnolly.com)
- However, 2016 presents a new threat from mosquito bites: the Zika virus, a mosquito born viral infection. (castleconnolly.com)
- The Zika virus was discovered in 1947 in the Zika Valley in Africa, though lately the virus has been reported in southeastern and southern Asia, the Pacific Islands and the Americas. (castleconnolly.com)
- Researchers believe that the Zika virus is primarily transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, which can be found globally. (castleconnolly.com)
- While most people with Zika virus experience no signs or symptoms others experience a different reaction. (castleconnolly.com)
- The Center for Disease Control does not recommend a particular antiviral medication for people infected with Zika virus. (castleconnolly.com)
- Those who obtain Zika virus will require rest, nourishment and other supportive care. (castleconnolly.com)
- With cooler weather, mosquitos are not as active in biting people which is the main way that the Zika Virus spreads. (castleconnolly.com)
- Finally, there are several infectious diseases that people can get from insects, especially mosquitoes, such as the Zika virus . (aapcc.org)
- Zika Virus: An Environmental Problem? (emagazine.com)
- Dear EarthTalk: Can we ward off the spread of the Zika virus with better environmental management? (emagazine.com)
- Zika virus, first discovered in Uganda's Zika Forest in 1947, is transmitted to humans and other mammals through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, and typically causes only a mild and short-term illness (fever, rash, joint pain, conjunctivitis) that likely immunizes the victim from future infections. (emagazine.com)
- But a Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly-where the fetal head doesn't develop to the proper size, leading to other severe brain defects. (emagazine.com)
- The Aedes aegypti mosquito can infect humans with the Zika virus when it takes a blood meal. (emagazine.com)
- Because the Aedes species mosquitoes that spread Zika virus are found throughout the world," reports the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), "it is likely that outbreaks will spread to new countries. (emagazine.com)
- Incidence of neurologic manifestations associated with Zika virus infection has been increasing. (cdc.gov)
- In 2016, neuropsychological and cognitive changes developed in an adolescent after travel to a Zika virus-endemic area. (cdc.gov)
- Single-photon emission computed tomography and neuropsychological testing raised the possibility that Zika virus infection may lead to neuropsychiatric and cognitive symptoms. (cdc.gov)
- Although the full clinical spectrum of complications associated with Zika virus disease remains unclear, evidence of an association between Zika virus infection and diseases of the nervous system is growing ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
- We describe a case of probable central nervous system (CNS) infection with Zika virus associated with the onset of neuropsychological and cognitive changes in an adolescent. (cdc.gov)
- In summer 2016, an adolescent traveled to a Zika virus-endemic island in the southern Caribbean, where many insect bites occurred. (cdc.gov)
- extensive laboratory testing revealed urine reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR) results positive for Zika virus. (cdc.gov)
- CSF testing for Zika virus, performed at the Wadsworth Laboratory, New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene (New York, NY, USA), was positive for IgM but negative by RT-PCR. (cdc.gov)
- Zika virus transmission in Puerto Rico has been increasing since it was first detected in November 2015. (cdc.gov)
- Zika virus infection is a cause of microcephaly and other severe birth defects and has been associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome and severe thrombocytopenia. (cdc.gov)
- During November 1, 2015-July 7, 2016, specimens from 16,522 patients with suspected Zika virus disease in Puerto Rico were evaluated and 5,351 (32%) had laboratory evidence of current or recent Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
- The public health response includes increased surveillance for Zika virus infection, preventing infection in pregnant women, monitoring infected pregnant women and their fetuses for adverse outcomes, controlling mosquitoes, assuring the safety of blood products, and expanding access to the full range of voluntary contraceptive options for women and men. (cdc.gov)
- The Zika virus outbreak in Puerto Rico continues to expand in geographic extent and number of infected persons. (cdc.gov)
- Clinicians who suspect Zika virus disease in patients who reside in or have recently returned from areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission should consider testing for Zika virus and report cases to public health officials. (cdc.gov)
- Zika virus is a flavivirus transmitted primarily by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, and infection can be asymptomatic or result in an acute febrile illness with rash ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
- Zika virus infection during pregnancy is a cause of microcephaly and other severe birth defects ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
- In December 2015, the Puerto Rico Department of Health (PRDH) reported the first locally acquired case of Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
- This report provides an update to the epidemiology of and public health response to ongoing Zika virus transmission in Puerto Rico ( 6 , 7 ). (cdc.gov)
- A confirmed case of Zika virus infection is defined as a positive result for Zika virus testing by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for Zika virus in a blood or urine specimen. (cdc.gov)
- A presumptive case is defined as a positive result by Zika virus immunoglobulin M (IgM) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (MAC-ELISA)* and a negative result by dengue virus IgM ELISA, or a positive test result by Zika IgM MAC-ELISA in a pregnant woman. (cdc.gov)
- A book about Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is seen next to larvae in a laboratory conducting research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, at the Ministry of Public Health in Guatemala City. (theconversation.com)
- While researchers work to develop a Zika virus vaccine to combat the outbreak spreading through South America, efforts to control the spread of the virus are focusing on the mosquito Aedes aegypti . (theconversation.com)
- A municipal health worker checks a water tank for mosquito larvae inside a home as as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, February 6, 2016. (theconversation.com)
- Aedes aegypti is the primary vector for the currently most prevalent arboviruses, which include dengue virus (DENV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Zika virus (ZIKV), and yellow fever virus (YFV). (biomedcentral.com)
- The Public Health Agency of Canada recommends that pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy avoid travel to countries or areas in the United States with reported mosquito-borne Zika virus. (flutrackers.com)
- The state of Florida in the United States has reported cases of Zika virus infection transmitted locally by mosquitoes in areas of Florida. (flutrackers.com)
- There is potential transmission of Zika virus in and around areas with reported locally transmitted cases, even if cases are not yet reported. (flutrackers.com)
- Zika virus infection is caused by a virus which is primarily spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. (flutrackers.com)
- In addition, Zika virus can be sexually transmitted, and the virus can persist for an extended period of time in the semen of infected males. (flutrackers.com)
- Symptoms of Zika virus can include fever, headache, conjunctivitis (pink eye) and skin rash, along with joint and muscle pain. (flutrackers.com)
- There is no vaccine or medication that protects against Zika virus infection. (flutrackers.com)
- Experts agree that Zika virus infection causes microcephaly (abnormally small head) in a developing fetus during pregnancy and Guillain-Barr Syndrome (a neurological disorder). (flutrackers.com)
- Zika virus is occurring in many regions of the world (jpg, 286KB) although local transmission of Zika virus was first reported in the Americas in 2015. (flutrackers.com)
- There have been travel-related cases of Zika virus reported in Canada in returned travellers from countries with ongoing Zika virus outbreaks. (flutrackers.com)
- The failure of the newest vector control strategies also forced health professionals to revisit the old, but proven techniques developed with the guidance of researchers like Chadee, whose work on dengue and yellow fever, malaria and most recently the Zika virus had helped to guide the development of mosquito control, surveillance and control strategies in the Caribbean. (ipsnews.net)
- But it was the World Health Organisation (WHO) that raised concerns about the status and possible effects of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) - a group of communicable diseases including the Zika virus - which affect more than a billion people in 149 countries each year but for which there are no treatments. (ipsnews.net)
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently been communicating information on the Zika virus and the Chagas virus. (trulynolen.com)
- The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus that has been linked to brain damage and birth defects in babies in Brazil. (trulynolen.com)
- Like the Zika virus, most of those infected visited Latin America where it is most often found. (trulynolen.com)
- To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed locally acquired, mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus disease, while five countries have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. (travmed.com)
- Since epidemiological week (EW) 44 of 2016, no additional countries or territories of the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, insect-borne transmission of Zika virus disease. (travmed.com)
- Since the last epidemiological update, no new states have confirmed local transmission of Zika virus. (travmed.com)
- Pregnant woman tests positive for Zika virus at Legacy. (click2houston.com)
- HOUSTON - Legacy Community Health, one of the nation's largest community health centers, announced Thursday its first patient, a pregnant woman, tested positive for Zika virus. (click2houston.com)
- About 700 cases of Zika virus have been reported in the United States, including almost 70 pregnant women, according to the CDC. (click2houston.com)
- Cuba routinely sprays pesticides to kill disease-carrying insects, including an aggressive campaign against mosquitoes started in 2016 to stop the spread of the Zika virus. (digitaljournal.com)
- Human T cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) and Zika virus (ZIKV) have been considered neglected viruses of low public health concern until recently when incidences of HTLV-1 and ZIKV were observed to be linked to serious immune-related disease and neurological complications. (springer.com)
- Acosta-Ampudia Y, Monsalve DM, Castillo-Medina LF, Rodriguez Y, Pacheco Y, Halstead S et al (2018) Autoimmune neurological conditions associated with Zika virus infection. (springer.com)
- Atif M, Azeem M, Sarwar MR, Bashir A (2016) Zika virus disease: a current review of the literature. (springer.com)
- Zika virus (Zika) is spreading in multiple countries and territories. (govdelivery.com)
- However, lab tests have confirmed Zika virus in travelers returning to the United States. (govdelivery.com)
- CDC is not able to predict how much Zika virus would spread in the continental United States. (govdelivery.com)
- Many areas in the United States have the type of mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika virus. (govdelivery.com)
- Zika virus can also be sexually transmitted by a man to his partners. (govdelivery.com)
- To learn more, please visit CDC's Zika virus page . (govdelivery.com)
- Currently, increasing cases of Zika virus disease (Zika)-and their possible link to other harmful health outcomes-are cause for concern. (govdelivery.com)
- Reviewed by Consumer Reports as our "Fisherman's Formula" (February 2016), Sawyer Picaridin is effective against the Yellow Fever Mosquito, which can transmit the Zika Virus. (sawyer.com)
- The SMC also produced a Factsheet on the Zika virus . (sciencemediacentre.org)
- This study suggests that for spectators and athletes travelling to Rio this summer, the risk of contracting Zika virus is very low indeed. (sciencemediacentre.org)
- The same cannot be said, unfortunately, for those living in regions of active Zika transmission, and we must step up the international research effort to understand the Zika virus to enable the development of effective interventions needed to protect those most at risk. (sciencemediacentre.org)
- The paper by Lewnard et al uses disease modelling to identify the risk to individual travellers to the Olympics of acquiring Zika virus infection, as well as the risk of infected travellers importing Zika virus to their home nations which have no known Zika virus transmission. (sciencemediacentre.org)
- Those who have argued for the postponement of the Rio Olympics due to the risk posed by the ongoing Zika virus epidemic base their argument on two principal assumptions: 1) that the half a million visitors to Brazil will generate a substantial increase in exported Zika infections, and 2) that some of these exports will seed outbreaks in other parts of the world. (sciencemediacentre.org)
- The paper does not deal with the other weakness of the second assumption of the postponement lobby, which is that Zika is known to have been already circulating in Africa and, where tests have been carried out, levels of antibodies to Zika virus are present in African populations which would make subsequent spread of Zika unlikely. (sciencemediacentre.org)
- For all those traveling to Brazil for the Rio Olympic Games and Paralympic Games - athletes, officials, families, supporters - please read this important updated notice from the World Health Organisation regarding the Zika virus in Brazil. (cyclingsa.com)
- AbstractSouth Texas has experienced local transmission of Zika virus and of other mosquito-borne viruses such as chikungunya virus and dengue virus in the last decades. (medworm.com)
- The Zika virus is but the latest of a significant list of pathogens spread by "the world's most dangerous animal. (insectman.us)
- The Zika virus has taken the medical community by storm (Fig. 1). (insectman.us)
- However, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly, as well as other severe fetal brain defects. (insectman.us)
- A low proportion of persons who had testing for Zika virus in the United States had confirmed Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
- Approximately 99% of asymptomatic pregnant women who were tested had no laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
- Given the potential for adverse pregnancy and infant outcomes associated with Zika virus, healthcare providers can continue to offer Zika virus testing to asymptomatic pregnant women with potential exposure. (cdc.gov)
- However, these data suggest that in the current U.S. setting, the likelihood of Zika virus infection among asymptomatic persons is low. (cdc.gov)
- View printable and easy to use CDC fact sheets, guidance documents, and testing algorithms for Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
- Clinical Consultation Service for Health-Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Infection. (cdc.gov)
- CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health-care providers caring for women of reproductive age with possible Zika virus exposure to include recommendations for counseling women and men with possible Zika virus exposure who are interested in conceiving. (cdc.gov)
- The updated guidelines also include recommendations for Zika virus testing and guidance for women residing along the US-Mexico Border. (cdc.gov)
- The Zika virus is a flavivirus transmitted by mosquitoes of the Aedes genus. (pasteur.fr)
- The species currently able to spread the Zika virus is the Aedes aegypti, which originated in Africa. (pasteur.fr)
- Aedes albopictus (or the tiger mosquito from Asia) could also prove to be a vector of the Zika virus, as it already transmits the dengue and chikungunya viruses. (pasteur.fr)
- In the rest of the population, the symptoms caused by the Zika virus are flu-like and include tiredness, fever (not necessarily high), headaches, and muscular and joint pain in the limbs. (pasteur.fr)
- As these symptoms are non-specific and the Zika virus is found in the same regions as the dengue and chikungunya viruses, it is difficult to make an accurate diagnosis. (pasteur.fr)
- The Zika virus was detected for the first time in a monkey in Uganda in 1947 . (pasteur.fr)
- The Zika virus was detected for the first time in the northwest of Brazil in May 2015 and it quickly spread to other regions of the country. (pasteur.fr)
- In November 2015 , the Institut Pasteur in French Guiana confirmed the first cases of the Zika virus in Suriname . (pasteur.fr)
- Models predict which species of mosquito may be able to carry the Zika virus in the US. (thenakedscientists.com)
- New research shows the possible scale of Zika virus infection. (thenakedscientists.com)
- All along I've felt somewhat suspect that the Zika virus is linked to microcephaly. (physiciansforlife.org)
- Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry were quick to jump on the abortion bandwagon for pregnant women with confirmed or suspected cases of the Zika virus. (physiciansforlife.org)
- Planned Parenthood and the rest of the abortion industry were quick to insert themselves into the medical crisis because they're absolutely desperate to link abortion to any perceived common good and they thought the Zika virus was their ride to glory. (physiciansforlife.org)
- Based on estimated numbers there should be about 60,000 pregnant women in Colombia with the Zika virus, yet there are hardly. (physiciansforlife.org)
- Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. (unictz.org)
- People with Zika virus disease usually have a mild fever, skin rash (exanthema) and conjunctivitis. (unictz.org)
- Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys through a monitoring network of sylvatic yellow fever. (unictz.org)
- Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. (unictz.org)
- The incubation period (the time from exposure to symptoms) of Zika virus disease is not clear, but is likely to be a few days. (unictz.org)
- During large outbreaks in French Polynesia and Brazil in 2013 and 2015 respectively, national health authorities reported potential neurological and auto-immune complications of Zika virus disease. (unictz.org)
- Recently in Brazil, local health authorities have observed an increase in Zika virus infections in the general public as well as an increase in babies born with microcephaly in northeast Brazil. (unictz.org)
- Agencies investigating the Zika outbreaks are finding an increasing body of evidence about the link between Zika virus and microcephaly. (unictz.org)
- However, more investigation is needed before we understand the relationship between microcephaly in babies and the Zika virus. (unictz.org)
- Zika virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito from the Aedes genus, mainly Aedes aegypti in tropical regions. (unictz.org)
- Zika virus disease outbreaks were reported for the first time from the Pacific in 2007 and 2013 (Yap and French Polynesia, respectively), and in 2015 from the Americas (Brazil and Colombia) and Africa (Cape Verde). (unictz.org)
- In addition, more than 13 countries in the Americas have reported sporadic Zika virus infections indicating rapid geographic expansion of Zika virus. (unictz.org)
- Zika virus is diagnosed through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and virus isolation from blood samples. (unictz.org)
- Mosquitoes and their breeding sites pose a significant risk factor for Zika virus infection. (unictz.org)
- Zika virus disease is usually relatively mild and requires no specific treatment. (unictz.org)
- People sick with Zika virus should get plenty of rest, drink enough fluids, and treat pain and fever with common medicines. (unictz.org)
- defining and supporting priority areas of research into Zika virus disease and possible complications. (unictz.org)
- The 2015-2016 Zika virus disease outbreak in the Region of the Americas, the re-emergence of yellow fever, and an increase in cases of dengue and chikungunya further highlighted the importance of vector control. (europa.eu)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Women planning to become pregnant should wait at least eight weeks before trying to conceive if they or their partner live in - or are returning from - areas where Zika virus infections are occurring, U.N. health officials now recommend. (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) - New research, published online May 27 in Cell Host & Microbe , sheds light on how the Zika virus infects, but doesn't kill, placenta cells. (physiciansweekly.com)
- THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Some leading insect and infectious-disease experts think health officials in the United States are overreacting to the threat posed by the Zika virus this summer. (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) - The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with the Zika virus has just tripled because cases are now being counted in a more comprehensive way, federal health officials said Friday. (physiciansweekly.com)
- DEET insect repellents won't harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection with the Zika virus, a new research analysis suggests. (healthywomen.org)
- MONDAY, Oct. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News)-DEET insect repellents won't harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection with the Zika virus, a new research analysis suggests. (healthywomen.org)
- A blood samples from pregnant women are analyzed for the presence of the Zika virus, at Guatemalan Social Security maternity hospital in Guatemala City, Feb. 2, 2016. (voanews.com)
- A county in the southwestern state of Texas reported what appears to be the first case of the Zika virus being transmitted in the United States by sexual contact. (voanews.com)
- And in an email to VOA, the CDC said it "confirmed through laboratory testing the first U.S. case of Zika virus infection in a non-traveler in the continental United States. (voanews.com)
- We will partner up with the U.S. government, with President [Barack] Obama with whom we have spoken, to establish our capacity and improve it in order to develop as quickly as possible a vaccine for the Zika virus. (voanews.com)
- The WHO has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency and predicts 4 million people could be infected between now and the end of the year. (voanews.com)
- The released insects are preferably male , as this is more cost-effective and the females may in some situations cause damage by laying eggs in the crop, or, in the case of mosquitoes , taking blood from humans. (wikipedia.org)
- Mosquitoes are holometabolous insects (i.e. organisms that go through a complete metamorphosis). (pasteur.fr)
- Thus, exposure to different bacteria during development results in variation in the speed at which that larvae develop, the size of adult mosquitoes, immune activity of adults, as well as susceptibility to dengue virus. (pasteur.fr)
- Stinging insects like mosquitoes, bees, wasps, and other critters like ticks and spiders love the warmer months as much as we do! (aapcc.org)
- and it has been proposed that ISFVs potentially could be used to alter the vector competence of mosquitoes and reduce transmission of specific flavivirus pathogens, such as dengue, West Nile, or Zika viruses. (ajtmh.org)
- Fewer than 80 genes responded differentially to the presence of CHIKV in midguts of mosquitoes that had acquired the virus along with SM or PM. SM feeding induced differential expression (DE) of 479 genes at day 1 and 314 genes at day 2 when compared to midguts of sugarfed mosquitoes. (biomedcentral.com)
- This work presents the results of survey efforts to detect the yellow fever virus in mosquitoes from two conservation areas in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (mdpi.com)
- Total RNA was extracted from the mosquitoes for real-time PCR analysis for yellow fever, chikungunya, mayaro, Zika and dengue viruses. (mdpi.com)
- Recently in the news, there have been several reports of viruses coming from mosquitoes and insects that Atlanta residents should be aware of. (trulynolen.com)
- Minimize being outdoors when mosquitoes transmitting West Nile virus are most active, especially between dusk and dawn. (polishnews.com)
- We continue to have weather conditions that are favorable for the mosquitoes that transmit West Nile virus," said Dr. Philip Armstrong, Medical Entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station (CAES). (ct.gov)
- 03/31/2016This two-page fact sheet provides information about vectors of chikungunya, dengue, and Zika viruses, and recommends using integrated vector management (IVM) strategies for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus species mosquitoes, the primary vectors. (medworm.com)
- Several species of mosquitoes, including the principle vectors of West Nile virus, thrive in fish-free water rich in algae and bacteria. (blogspot.com)
- She recently asked the CDC to look into the possibility that the foreclosure crisis and vacant homes on Long Island, NY are leaving pools of stagnant water where the virus-carrying mosquitoes breed. (blogspot.com)
- This review will focus on summarizing success cases in which RNAi was used for silencing genes in insect vector for plant pathogens, and will be particularly helpful for vector biologists. (mdpi.com)
- According to Louis Lambrechts, researcher at CNRS, head of the Insect-Virus Interactions group at the Institut Pasteur and coordinator of the study, " our discovery calls for an increased appreciation of the role of larval ecology in the transmission of mosquito-borne pathogens . (pasteur.fr)
- Past vaccine strategies against viral pathogens comprise of live-attenuated viruses that were passaged in animal hosts or cell lines before immunization, however these vaccines are not always sufficiently immunogenic, and there are safety concerns associated with the use of live-attenuated vaccines in some populations, particularly the young, old, pregnant or immunocompromised. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
- To clarify the potential role of these two pathogens in honey bee colony weakening and loss, we sampled colonies in southern Spain during a 21-month period and analyzed the samples for loads of four viruses and varroa. (frontiersin.org)
- The aphids ( S. graminum and R. padi ) and viruses (BYDV-GAV and WDV) used in our study are important insect pests and viral pathogens that often occur together on the same host plant in agro-ecosystems. (researchsquare.com)
- To use insects as a vector to spread diseases is a classical bioweapon. (shtfplan.com)
- One approach is developing new biological techniques based on attacking pests with insect diseases, according to university researcher David Gryzwacz . (gre.ac.uk)
- The lecture, Killing insects without chemicals - can we use insect diseases to control pests without harming our environment, will be held in Ward Room, Pembroke Building, from 6.30pm. (gre.ac.uk)
- The articles of interest summarized below will appear in the May 2016 issues of Emerging Infectious Diseases, CDC's monthly peer-reviewed public health journal. (cdc.gov)
- Durland Fish, a professor of microbial diseases, forestry and environmental studies at Yale University, isn't surprised Zika has spread widely, given the proclivity of the Aedes mosquito (which is also responsible for spreading dengue fever and chikungunya virus) for inhabiting artificially human-made habitats like tires, cans, plastic containers and rain barrels. (emagazine.com)
- The two universities have applied for a patent on the potential use of these genes to genetically engineer either the bacterial parasite or the insects themselves to produce more effective methods for controlling the spread of insect-borne diseases like dengue and Zika and for reducing the ravages of agricultural pests. (phys.org)
- A Vanderbilt biologist explains who cytoplasmic incompatibility allows the insect parasite Wolbachia to control its hosts' reproduction and how this can be used to combat insect-borne diseases. (phys.org)
- Diseases caused by mosquito-borne viruses are world-wide among the most challenging public health burdens in tropical countries. (biomedcentral.com)
- Most of these viruses were originally discovered in honey bees, either through symptoms or diseases associated with infection. (frontiersin.org)
- Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2018) Newly discovered mosquito viruses help control vector-borne viral diseases. (edu.au)
- The rapid spread of the viruses opened the eyes of regional governments to the challenges of emerging diseases and of epidemics like ebola and H1N1. (ipsnews.net)
- In 2016, Argentina reported more than 41 000 confirmed cases of dengue, 322 of chikungunya and 21 of Zika , all diseases caused by viruses that are transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. (iaea.org)
- Adelman, Z. N. and Tu, Z. (2016) Control of mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Sex and gene drive. (tamu.edu)
- More than 90 genera and 700 species of fungi have been reported to be etiological agents in insect diseases. (drdarrinlew.us)
- yet, relatively little work to date has addressed the chemical ecology of insect-vectored diseases. (ucr.edu)
- Website offers multiple new products and tools to study diseases spread by various insects and ticks. (europa.eu)
- INFRAVEC2 aims to build a lasting European network of facilities to control insect vector-borne diseases. (europa.eu)
- Uncovering the hidden diversity of viruses in insects will further the understanding of the ecological and evolutionary perspectives in the emergence of insect-associated virus diseases. (cdc.gov)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Achieving the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 target strategy would be effective and cost-effective in South Africa, according to a study published online May 30 in the Annals of Internal Medicine . (physiciansweekly.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) - A new communication toolkit created by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) can help health care organizations and providers communicate with patients and families when harm occurs to patients. (physiciansweekly.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) - For patients receiving cephalexin monotherapy for non-purulent cellulitis, the rate of therapeutic failure does not differ for morbidly obese and non-obese, according to a study published online May 19 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics . (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) - The first case of a patient infected with a superbug resistant to a last-resort antibiotic has been documented in the United States. (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Uninsurance rates have decreased since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but reaching the remaining uninsured may prove challenging, according to a health policy brief published online May 23 in Health Affairs . (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Investigators describe a strategy for development of a broad-spectrum anti-viral agent. (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Recognizing the unique role of patients and their expertise within the physician-patient interaction can help to prevent non-adherence based on disagreement, according to an article published online May 18 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice . (physiciansweekly.com)
- WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) - New ocular complications in infants born with Zika-related microcephaly have been identified by researchers. (physiciansweekly.com)
- FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) - Serious health and safety violations force the closure of thousands of public pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds every year, according to research published in the May 20 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . (physiciansweekly.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Providing inpatients with an educational booklet before colonoscopy improves the odds of achieving adequate bowel preparation, according to a study published in the June issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology . (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) in combination with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in adults with inadequate response to UDCA, or as a single therapy in adults unable to tolerate UDCA. (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Betrixaban may be beneficial versus enoxaparin in acutely ill medical patients, according to a study published online May 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine . (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), glucocorticoid treatment is associated with increased risk of diabetes mellitus (DM), according to a study published in the May issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology . (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has developed guidelines for the management and palliative care of women with invasive cervical cancer. (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A decision tool (dual antiplatelet therapy [DAPT] score) improves risk prediction for continued DAPT beyond assessment of myocardial infarction (MI) history, according to a study published in the May 31 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . (mycme.com)
- TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The relationship between transformational leadership and sickness absenteeism is complex, according to a study published online April 21 in Work & Stress . (mycme.com)
- THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever buprenorphine implant to treat opioid dependence, the agency said Thursday in a news release. (mycme.com)
- The screw-worm fly was the first pest successfully eliminated from an area through the sterile insect technique, by the use of an integrated area-wide approach. (wikipedia.org)
- never use household insect or pest killer on the skin. (aapcc.org)
- We need to do much more applied research to develop and evaluate viruses as a pest control and develop products farmers can use effectively. (gre.ac.uk)
- This room, complete with live insects in displays along with a pest identifier section, will be used by team members, professionals in supportive industries, and even youth in classrooms. (trulynolen.com)
- 4. Insect pest management. (demokritos.gr)
- The method applied in both cases is the sterile insect technique (SIT), an insect birth control method that uses irradiation to sterilize and release insects to suppress pest populations. (iaea.org)
- Exploring the effect of viruses on aphids can provide a better understanding of these three-way interactions and improve integrated pest management. (researchsquare.com)
- BMC 14/12/16 The draft genome of whitefly Bemisia tabaci MEAM1, a global crop pest, provides novel insights into virus transmission, host adaptation, and insecticide resistance. (pearltrees.com)
- The French research labs involved in this study are : the Insect-Virus Interactions Group (CNRS/Institut Pasteur), the MIVEGEC ("Maladies infectieuses et vecteurs : écologie, génétique, évolution et contrôle") research unit (CNRS/IRD/Université de Montpellier), and the Microbial ecology lab (CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Inra/Vetagro Sup). (pasteur.fr)
- This review will discuss the epidemiology, genomic evolution, virus-host interactions, virulence factors, neuropathological sequelae, and current perspectives of these reemerging viruses. (springer.com)
- Dr Dietzgen's research interests are in molecular virus-plant-insect interactions, virus biodiversity and evolution, and disease resistance mechanisms. (edu.au)
- His focus is on the biology of RNA viruses in the family Rhabdoviridae and the molecular protein interactions of plant-adapted rhabdoviruses and tospoviruses. (edu.au)
- Insect vector interactions with persistently transmitted viruses. (semanticscholar.org)
- In phloem-feeding insects such metabolic interactions with bacteria enable complementation of their deprived nutrition. (biomedcentral.com)
- ii) Mechanisms of immunosuppression in lepidopteran insects following parasitization by hymenopteran endoparasitoids: the role of interactions between proteins of hymenopteran endosymbiotic viruses and proteins of the hemocytes of the lepidopteran hosts. (demokritos.gr)
- Plant viruses maintain intricate interactions with their vector and non-vector insects and can impact the fitness of insects. (researchsquare.com)
- The plant-arthropod-pathogen interactions are complex, and some studies have shown that plant viruses can produce favorable or unfavorable effects on vector/or non-vector insects [10, (researchsquare.com)
- Effects of single and mixed infections of Bean pod mottle virus and Soybean mosaic virus on host plant chemistry and host-vector interactions. (ucr.edu)
- Mauck KE, De Moraes CM, Mescher MC (2014) Evidence of local adaptation in the effects of plant viruses on host-vector interactions. (ucr.edu)
- Alexander HM, Mauck KE, Whitfield AE, Garrett KA, Malmstrom CM (2014) Plant-virus interactions and the agro-ecological interface. (ucr.edu)
- Mauck KE, Bosque-Pérez NA, Eigenbrode SD, De Moraes CM, Mescher MC (2012) Transmission mechanisms shape pathogen effects on host-vector interactions: evidence from plant viruses. (ucr.edu)
- Serum was positive for dengue virus IgG and IgM (on- DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2306.162029 line Technical Appendix Table 2). (cdc.gov)
- Serum was positive for dengue virus IgG and IgM ( Technical Appendix Table 2). (cdc.gov)
- An unspecified flavivirus case is defined as positive or equivocal results for both Zika and dengue virus by IgM ELISA. (cdc.gov)
- The human immune response to dengue virus is dominated by highly cross-reactive antibodies endowed with neutralizing and enhancing activity. (springer.com)
- The disease caused by the virus develops 3 to 12 days after the vector insect bite and symptoms (which resemble those of the dengue virus or chikungunya, also spread by the same mosquito) include fever, headaches, skin rash, tiredness, and muscle and joint pain. (pasteur.fr)
- Zika fever is caused by an arbovirus (a virus transmitted by insects) belonging to the flavivirus genus of the Flaviviridae family, like the dengue virus and yellow fever. (pasteur.fr)
- This question is particularly important for Aedes aegypti , a major vector of arboviruses such as dengue, yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya viruses. (pasteur.fr)
- This study compared the vertical transmission rates of an ISFV, cell fusing agent virus (CFAV), in two Aedes aegypti colonies: one naturally infected with CFAV and the other experimentally infected but previously free of the virus. (ajtmh.org)
- In fact, Aedes aegypti prefers human blood over that of other animals, which increases its ability to transmit viruses from person to person. (theconversation.com)
- Wolbachia is not normally found in Aedes aegypti , the mosquito that spreads dengue, Zika and chikungunya viruses. (phys.org)
- Ten years ago, however, a team of Australian scientists discovered that when Wolbachia is introduced into Aedes, it prevents these disease viruses from growing. (phys.org)
- The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the primary vector for medically important arthropod-borne viruses, including chikungunya virus (CHIKV). (biomedcentral.com)
- The study examined evolutionary changes in the life cycle of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads the yellow and dengue fevers as well as the chikungunya and Zika viruses. (ipsnews.net)
- The insect vector of the disease, the Aedes female mosquito, can be identified thanks to the black and white markings on its legs. (pasteur.fr)
- And while Zika brought with it several other serious complications like microcephaly, which affects babies born to women infected by the virus, and Guillain Barré Syndrome, the threats also exposed more serious concerns. (ipsnews.net)
- Exposure to the mosquito-transmitted virus during pregnancy can cause devastating birth defects, including microcephaly, which results in abnormally small heads and brains. (healthywomen.org)
- The World Health Organization said the virus is strongly suspected to cause microcephaly - a disease that causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads. (voanews.com)
- Studies on latitudinal trends in insect immunity have so far yielded contradictory results, suggesting that multispecies approaches with highly standardised experimental conditions are needed. (biologists.org)
- In the last few decades, there has been increasing interest in research relating to insect ecological immunity. (biologists.org)
- There are no FDA-approved therapeutics or vaccines against these viruses, and as such, it is important for clinical trials to focus on developing vaccines that can induce cell-mediated immune response to confer long-term protective immunity. (springer.com)
- Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the project involves using gene-editing techniques like CRISPR to infect insects with modified viruses that could supposedly help make America's crops more resilient . (shtfplan.com)
- Azimi N, Brown K, Bamford RN, Tagaya Y, Siebenlist U, Waldmann TA (1998) Human T cell lymphotropic virus type I Tax protein trans-activates interleukin 15 gene transcription through an NF-kappaB site. (springer.com)
- 2) Baculovirus Artificial Chromosomes (BVACs) and technologies for gene therapy and continuous high-level expression of therapeutic proteins in insect production systems. (demokritos.gr)
- You've never heard of it because it only infects bugs: millions upon millions of species of insects, spiders, centipedes and other arthropods all around the globe. (phys.org)
- That sounds like a lot, but there are millions of species of insects, and only about a hundred feed on human blood. (insectman.us)
- The loss of outer capsid protein P2 results in nontransmissibility by the insect vector of rice dwarf phytoreovirus. (semanticscholar.org)
- Analysis by sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of the purified virus showed that among six structural proteins, the P2 outer capsid protein (encoded by genome segment S2) was absent from the TD isolate, whereas all six proteins were present in the transmission-competent (TC) isolate. (semanticscholar.org)
- Samuel, G. H., Wiley, M. R., Badawi A., Adelman, Z. N. , and K. M. Myles (2016) The yellow fever virus capsid protein is a potent suppressor of RNA silencing that binds double stranded RNA. (tamu.edu)
- Advances in Virus Research. (usda.gov)
- Although Insect Allies is still in the rather early stages of development, and at least four Unites States colleges (Boyce Thompson Institute, Penn State University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Texas at Austin) have received funding to carry out research. (shtfplan.com)
- Finally, the research potential of in vivo (host organisms) and in vitro (cell lines) serial passages of bee viruses is discussed, from the perspective of the host-virus landscape changes and potential transmission routes for emerging bee virus infections. (frontiersin.org)
- Upon graduation from the MMed program, he joined the East African Virus Research Institute (EAVRI), a department of the East African Community, which is now known as the Uganda Virus Research Institute. (wikipedia.org)
- My areas of specialty center on research on insects affecting man including spiders, scorpions, fire ants, termites and others. (blogspot.com)
- French pharmaceutical company Sanofi said Tuesday it has begun research and development of a vaccine for the virus, which is named for a forest in Uganda where the mosquito-borne virus was first identified in 1947. (voanews.com)
- Additionally, health authorities recommend that women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant avoid contact with semen from men who have visited areas where the virus is transmitted. (castleconnolly.com)
- Pregnant women are being warned to re-think traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean at this time since there is no vaccine for this virus. (trulynolen.com)
- Today we are re-issuing our advisory to pregnant women not to travel down to the Central and South American countries where the virus is rampant, and want to make the broader Houston community aware the virus can be transmitted sexually. (click2houston.com)
- The virus - which is specifically dangerous for pregnant women where it can lead to birth defects in infants - has been identified in at least 35 countries or territories in the Americas. (acep.org)
- Pregnant women can pass on the virus to their unborn children and this can lead to serious fetal brain development defects. (pasteur.fr)
- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told lawmakers Tuesday her government will spare no expense in fighting the mosquito that experts say carries the virus and poses the greatest danger to pregnant women. (voanews.com)
- Is it a threat to the 2016 Olympics? (castleconnolly.com)
- Additionally, with the 2016 Olympics approaching in Rio De Janeiro this debate over the severity of the virus has been a cause for concern. (castleconnolly.com)
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention just released a new Olympics Zika risk assessment which includes a positive new announcement: The Olympic Summer Games are unlikely to spur additional spread of the virus. (castleconnolly.com)
- Will you be traveling to Rio de Janeiro to attend or work on the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics games? (fleetstreetclinic.com)
- This enabled the initial characterization of the viruses and the development of diagnostic assays. (frontiersin.org)
- 6) Regulatory mechanisms that govern oogenesis in Lepidopteran insects: identification and functional characterization of factors that play a key role during successive stages of oogenesis in the silkworm Bombyx mori . (demokritos.gr)
- He is also working with agricultural companies to bring other bio-pesticides, based on insect viruses, to market. (gre.ac.uk)
- They are considered third-generation pesticides that are environmentally sound and closely resemble or are identical to chemicals produced by insects and plants. (placermosquito.org)
- Advertisement The genome study, led by Associate Professor Zhangjun Fei of the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), offers many clues to the insect's remarkable ability to resist pesticides, transmit more than 300 plant viruses, and to feed on at least 1,000 different plant species. (pearltrees.com)
- In particular, colony losses have been linked to deformed wing virus (DWV) and the Varroa destructor mite. (frontiersin.org)
- Loads of DWV and black queen cell virus as well as varroa infestation negatively correlated with colony vigor as measured using the subjective colony strength method. (frontiersin.org)
- A study published in February 2016 revealed that the triatomino (or vinchuca), the vector insects for Chagas disease, were breeding twice a year instead of only in the rainy season. (ipsnews.net)
- The Centers for Disease Control said definitively the virus can cause severe birth defects. (click2houston.com)
- There are many mosquito-borne or tick illnesses, including several viruses that cause encephalitis, West Nile and Lyme disease, that Americans can't forget about and must protect themselves from this summer,' said Jay Kaplan , MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. (acep.org)
- While even I may have been tempted a few years ago to dismiss this as an "old person's disease" (older persons with underlying health problems are most likely to die from the virus), at over 50 myself I now fall into the susceptible age group. (blogspot.com)
- Belonging to the genus Fijivirus (family Reoviridae ), southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus (SRBSDV) is the causal agent of a rice dwarfing disease that was first discovered and named in China. (biomedcentral.com)
- BSPP 23/05/17 NEW DISEASE REPORTS - Occurrence of the Israel strain of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus and the whitefly Bemisia tabaci MEAM1 species in French Polynesia. (pearltrees.com)
- The revelation also made it clear that climate change would force scientists and environmental health professionals to spend more time studying new breeding cycles and finding new control techniques for vector insects. (ipsnews.net)
- Rice dwarf viruses with dysfunctional genomes generated in plants are filtered out in vector insects: implications for the origin of the virus. (semanticscholar.org)