Insect Vectors: Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.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)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.Insect Proteins: Proteins found in any species of insect.Disease Vectors: Invertebrates or non-human vertebrates which transmit infective organisms from one host to another.Insect Viruses: Viruses infecting insects, the largest family being BACULOVIRIDAE.Genes, Insect: The functional hereditary units of INSECTS.Insect Control: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.Moths: Insects of the suborder Heterocera of the order LEPIDOPTERA.Flight, Animal: The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.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.Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Passeriformes: A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.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.Songbirds: PASSERIFORMES of the suborder, Oscines, in which the flexor tendons of the toes are separate, and the lower syrinx has 4 to 9 pairs of tensor muscles inserted at both ends of the tracheal half rings. They include many commonly recognized birds such as CROWS; FINCHES; robins; SPARROWS; and SWALLOWS.Insect Repellents: Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.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.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.Larva: Wormlike or grublike stage, following the egg in the life cycle of insects, worms, and other metamorphosing animals.Insect Hormones: Hormones secreted by insects. They influence their growth and development. Also synthetic substances that act like insect hormones.Lepidoptera: A large order of insects comprising the butterflies and moths.Genome, Insect: The genetic complement of an insect (INSECTS) as represented in its DNA.Gene Transfer Techniques: The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.Transduction, Genetic: The transfer of bacterial DNA by phages from an infected bacterium to another bacterium. This also refers to the transfer of genes into eukaryotic cells by viruses. This naturally occurring process is routinely employed as a GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUE.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.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Insect Bites and Stings: Bites and stings inflicted by insects.Diptera: An order of the class Insecta. Wings, when present, number two and distinguish Diptera from other so-called flies, while the halteres, or reduced hindwings, separate Diptera from other insects with one pair of wings. The order includes the families Calliphoridae, Oestridae, Phoridae, SARCOPHAGIDAE, Scatophagidae, Sciaridae, SIMULIIDAE, Tabanidae, Therevidae, Trypetidae, CERATOPOGONIDAE; CHIRONOMIDAE; CULICIDAE; DROSOPHILIDAE; GLOSSINIDAE; MUSCIDAE; TEPHRITIDAE; and PSYCHODIDAE. The larval form of Diptera species are called maggots (see LARVA).Adenoviridae: A family of non-enveloped viruses infecting mammals (MASTADENOVIRUS) and birds (AVIADENOVIRUS) or both (ATADENOVIRUS). Infections may be asymptomatic or result in a variety of diseases.Feathers: Flat keratinous structures found on the skin surface of birds. Feathers are made partly of a hollow shaft fringed with barbs. They constitute the plumage.Arthropod Vectors: Arthropods, other than insects and arachnids, which transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.Dependovirus: A genus of the family PARVOVIRIDAE, subfamily PARVOVIRINAE, which are dependent on a coinfection with helper adenoviruses or herpesviruses for their efficient replication. The type species is Adeno-associated virus 2.Charadriiformes: An order of BIRDS including over 300 species that primarily inhabit coastal waters, beaches, and marshes. They are comprised of shorebirds, gulls, and terns.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.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Cloning, Molecular: The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.Lentivirus: A genus of the family RETROVIRIDAE consisting of non-oncogenic retroviruses that produce multi-organ diseases characterized by long incubation periods and persistent infection. Lentiviruses are unique in that they contain open reading frames (ORFs) between the pol and env genes and in the 3' env region. Five serogroups are recognized, reflecting the mammalian hosts with which they are associated. HIV-1 is the type species.Feeding Behavior: Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.Hemolymph: The blood/lymphlike nutrient fluid of some invertebrates.Insecticides: Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.Cell Line: Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.Animals, Wild: Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.Cockroaches: Insects of the order Dictyoptera comprising several families including Blaberidae, BLATTELLIDAE, Blattidae (containing the American cockroach PERIPLANETA americana), Cryptocercidae, and Polyphagidae.Transgenes: Genes that are introduced into an organism using GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.Chickens: Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.Psittaciformes: An order of BIRDS comprised of several families and more than 300 species. It includes COCKATOOS; PARROTS; PARAKEETS; macaws; and BUDGERIGARS.Grasshoppers: Plant-eating orthopterans having hindlegs adapted for jumping. There are two main families: Acrididae and Romaleidae. Some of the more common genera are: Melanoplus, the most common grasshopper; Conocephalus, the eastern meadow grasshopper; and Pterophylla, the true katydid.Anopheles: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.Aedes: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.Heteroptera: A suborder of HEMIPTERA, called true bugs, characterized by the possession of two pairs of wings. It includes the medically important families CIMICIDAE and REDUVIIDAE. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Tenebrio: A genus of beetles which infests grain products. Its larva is called mealworm.Culicidae: A family of the order DIPTERA that comprises the mosquitoes. The larval stages are aquatic, and the adults can be recognized by the characteristic WINGS, ANIMAL venation, the scales along the wing veins, and the long proboscis. Many species are of particular medical importance.Nesting Behavior: Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.Support Vector Machines: Learning algorithms which are a set of related supervised computer learning methods that analyze data and recognize patterns, and used for classification and regression analysis.Biological Evolution: The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.Pest Control, Biological: Use of naturally-occuring or genetically-engineered organisms to reduce or eliminate populations of pests.Bees: Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.Gene Expression: The phenotypic manifestation of a gene or genes by the processes of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION and GENETIC TRANSLATION.Transfection: The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.Rhodnius: A genus of the subfamily TRIATOMINAE. Rhodnius prolixus is a vector for TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI.Aphids: A family (Aphididae) of small insects, in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, that suck the juices of plants. Important genera include Schizaphis and Myzus. The latter is known to carry more than 100 virus diseases between plants.Parrots: BIRDS of the large family Psittacidae, widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout, curved hooked bill. The family includes LOVEBIRDS; AMAZON PARROTS; conures; PARAKEETS; and many other kinds of parrots.Wasps: Any of numerous winged hymenopterous insects of social as well as solitary habits and having formidable stings.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Molting: Periodic casting off FEATHERS; HAIR; or cuticle. Molting is a process of sloughing or desquamation, especially the shedding of an outer covering and the development of a new one. This phenomenon permits growth in ARTHROPODS, skin renewal in AMPHIBIANS and REPTILES, and the shedding of winter coats in BIRDS and MAMMALS.Recombinant Proteins: Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.Tribolium: A genus of small beetles of the family Tenebrionidae; T. confusum is the "confused flour beetle".Anseriformes: An order of BIRDS comprising the waterfowl, particularly DUCKS; GEESE; swans; and screamers.Raptors: BIRDS that hunt and kill other animals, especially higher vertebrates, for food. They include the FALCONIFORMES order, or diurnal birds of prey, comprised of EAGLES, falcons, HAWKS, and others, as well as the STRIGIFORMES order, or nocturnal birds of prey, which includes OWLS.Vocalization, Animal: Sounds used in animal communication.Galliformes: An order of heavy-bodied, largely terrestrial BIRDS including pheasants, TURKEYS, grouse, QUAIL, and CHICKENS.Periplaneta: A genus in the family Blattidae containing several species, the most common being P. americana, the American cockroach.Hymenoptera: An extensive order of highly specialized insects including bees, wasps, and ants.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Falconiformes: An order of diurnal BIRDS of prey, including EAGLES; HAWKS; buzzards; vultures; and falcons.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Oviposition: The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.Bombyx: A genus of silkworm MOTHS in the family Bombycidae of the order LEPIDOPTERA. The family contains a single species, Bombyx mori from the Greek for silkworm + mulberry tree (on which it feeds). A native of Asia, it is sometimes reared in this country. It has long been raised for its SILK and after centuries of domestication it probably does not exist in nature. It is used extensively in experimental GENETICS. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p519)Retroviridae: Family of RNA viruses that infects birds and mammals and encodes the enzyme reverse transcriptase. The family contains seven genera: DELTARETROVIRUS; LENTIVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE B, MAMMALIAN; ALPHARETROVIRUS; GAMMARETROVIRUS; RETROVIRUSES TYPE D; and SPUMAVIRUS. A key feature of retrovirus biology is the synthesis of a DNA copy of the genome which is integrated into cellular DNA. After integration it is sometimes not expressed but maintained in a latent state (PROVIRUSES).Culex: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) commonly found in tropical regions. Species of this genus are vectors for ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS as well as many other diseases of man and domestic and wild animals.Anopheles gambiae: A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Finches: Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.WingHost-Parasite Interactions: The relationship between an invertebrate and another organism (the host), one of which lives at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.Pupa: An inactive stage between the larval and adult stages in the life cycle of insects.Ants: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Green Fluorescent Proteins: Protein analogs and derivatives of the Aequorea victoria green fluorescent protein that emit light (FLUORESCENCE) when excited with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. They are used in REPORTER GENES in doing GENETIC TECHNIQUES. Numerous mutants have been made to emit other colors or be sensitive to pH.Cloaca: A dilated cavity extended caudally from the hindgut. In adult birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes but few mammals, cloaca is a common chamber into which the digestive, urinary and reproductive tracts discharge their contents. In most mammals, cloaca gives rise to LARGE INTESTINE; URINARY BLADDER; and GENITALIA.Beak: In some animals, the jaws together with their horny covering. The beak usually refers to the bill of birds in which the whole varies greatly in form according of the food and habits of the bird. While the beak refers most commonly to birds, the anatomical counterpart is found also in the turtle, squid, and octopus. (From Webster, 3d ed & Storer, et al., General Zoology, 6th ed, p491, 755)Gryllidae: The family Gryllidae consists of the common house cricket, Acheta domesticus, which is used in neurological and physiological studies. Other genera include Gryllotalpa (mole cricket); Gryllus (field cricket); and Oecanthus (tree cricket).Sparrows: The family Passeridae comprised of small, mainly brown and grey seed-eating birds with conical bills.Arachnid Vectors: Members of the class Arachnida, especially SPIDERS; SCORPIONS; MITES; and TICKS; which transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
Others use biotic vectors including insects (entomophily), birds (ornithophily), bats (chiropterophily) or other animals. Some ... Entomophilous: flowers attract and use insects, bats, birds or other animals to transfer pollen from one flower to the next. ... Flowers that are insect-pollinated are called entomophilous; literally "insect-loving" in Greek. They can be highly modified ... Pollen may be transferred between plants via a number of 'vectors'. Some plants make use of abiotic vectors - namely wind ( ...
... disease and vector (rodents, birds, insects) control; opening burning prohibitions; explosive gas (methane) control; fire ... insects and rodents; and protect public health. Groundwater Monitoring Requirements - testing of groundwater wells must be done ... prevention through the use of cover materials; and prevention of bird hazards to aircraft. The RCRA was amended in 1984. In ...
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Avian pox is a common, insect-vectored disease. The primary predators of this species are diurnal birds of prey, such as ... At bird feeders, mourning doves are attracted to one of the largest ranges of seed types of any North American bird, with a ... The bird is also Michigan's state bird of peace. The mourning dove appears as the Carolina turtle-dove on plate 286 of ... These birds can also waterbathe in shallow pools or bird baths. Dustbathing is common as well. Outside the breeding season, ...
More commonly, mature pollen grains separate and are dispensed by wind or water, pollinating insects, birds or other ... pollination vectors. Pollen of angiosperms must be transported to the stigma, the receptive surface of the carpel, of a ... which are adapted to attach to particular pollinating agents such as birds or insects. ...
... infections are spread by insect vectors such as mosquitoes. Once a human is bitten by the infected mosquito, the ... There are thirty alphaviruses able to infect various vertebrates such as humans, rodents, fish, birds, and larger mammals such ... It seems likely that the genus evolved in the Old World from an insect-borne plant virus. Sindbis virus may have originated in ... Vector control with repellents, protective clothing, breeding site destruction, and spraying are the preventive measures of ...
Others use biotic vectors including insects (entomophily), birds (ornithophily), bats (chiropterophily) or other animals. Some ... Flowers that are insect-pollinated are called entomophilous; literally "insect-loving" in Greek. They can be highly modified ... Pollen may be transferred between plants via a number of 'vectors'. Some plants make use of abiotic vectors - namely wind ( ... Many flowers, for example, attract only one specific species of insect, and therefore rely on that insect for successful ...
Like all Plasmodium species P. fallax has both vertebrate and insect hosts. The vertebrate hosts for this parasite are birds. ... In Uganda a vector has been identified - the mosquito Aedes albopictus. Among its vertebrate hosts are the pygmy owl ( ...
The genus Megninia has species found on the feathers of poultry birds. Compared to ticks and insects of domestic animals the ... Some mites are the intermediate host of parasitic worms, but not defined as vectors because they do not parasitize a host. For ... Domestic birds, dogs and humans are among the other hosts afflicted by this temporary infestation. Some genera of mites have ... Dense infestations of a poultry house cause much biting stress and loss of production to the birds, and human workers in the ...
The aquatic larvae feed on small insects and pupate in the mud at the edge of the water. Adults are potential vectors of ... Predators of the deer fly (and other Tabanidae) include nest-building wasps and hornets, dragonflies, and some birds including ... The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. p. 651. ISBN 0-394-50763-0. ...
M. paniculata is the preferred host to the insect pest Diaphorina citri, the citrus psyllid. This psyllid is the vector for the ... The fruits are eaten by birds, who then pass the seeds out in their stool. It may also be artificially propagated by softwood ... while the fruits attract small frugivorous birds. Honey bee farms have been known to plant Orange Jessamine near bee hives[ ...
The main vectors responsible for the transfer of pollen in Protea cultivation are birds, insects and wind. There are some ... the anthers are however present at the top of the flower which can then easily transfer the pollen to the vectors. The common ...
lagomorphs (type A), rodents (type B), birds ticks, deer flies, and other insects including mosquitoes ... even though they may depend on transmission by insects or other vectors. ... Bird flu Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 wild birds, domesticated birds such as chickens[citation needed]. close contact ... birds, bats inhaling fungi in guano Influenza Influenza A virus horses, pigs, domestic and wild birds, wild aquatic mammals ...
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Lice have an aggregated distribution across bird individuals, i.e. most lice live on a few birds, while most birds are ... Lice are vectors of diseases such as typhus. Chewing lice live among the hairs or feathers of their host and feed on skin and ... The body louse has the smallest genome of any known insect; it has been used as a model organism and has been the subject of ... Lice inhabiting birds, however, may simply leave their eggs in parts of the body inaccessible to preening, such as the interior ...
The beetles consume the birds' feed and irritate the birds by biting them. Other insect residents of poultry housing include ... It is a vector for Eimeria, protozoa that cause coccidiosis in birds. It carries fowl tapeworms such as Choanotaenia ... The lesser mealworm beetle is a vector of many pathogens. It spreads more than 30 bird diseases. It transmits animal viruses ... When it lives in bird housing it may infest and consume dying birds, especially chicks. It was also once observed inhabiting ...
... birds, fish, and insects. Weeds are quick colonizers that often move into an area disturbed by fire or human activity. Linear ... developments such as roads, pipelines, and powerlines often provide a vector for invasive species to enter new areas. Because ... Important birds of prey are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), ferruginous hawk (Buteo regalis), prairie falcon (Falco ... The natural area, which has been named as an Important Bird Area, is studded with cliffs and eroded sandstone badlands that ...
However, the dermanyssid mites blood-feeding on birds can be transmitters (same as the term vector (epidemiology) in this ... Distinguishing acarines from insects (subphylum Hexapoda) is similarly important because the term 'insect' is often used in ... Ornithonyssus bird mite. Megninia feather mite of birds (oval object = egg). Cheyletiella parasitivorax house dust mite. Myobia ... Self-dusting by birds is a natural defense against mites (and lice) and can be aided by poultry farmers providing diatomaceous ...
Biotic pollen vectors are animals, usually insects, but also reptiles, birds, mammals, and sundry others, that routinely ... The majority of these pollinators are insects, but about 1,500 species of birds and mammals have been reported to visit flowers ... They are most frequent and most ecologically significant in island systems, where insect and sometimes also bird populations ... Ornithophily or bird pollination is the pollination of flowering plants by birds. Chiropterophily or bat pollination is the ...
... birds and nondipterean insects. L. sphaericus is ineffective against Aedes aegypti, the principal vector for many viral ... It's important to highlight that it's uneffective against Aedes aegypti, an important vector of yellow fever and dengue viruses ... doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63867-0. Berry, Colin (2012-01-01). "The bacterium, Lysinibacillus sphaericus, as an insect pathogen". ...
Introduced birds (e.g. pigeons), rodents and insects (e.g. mosquito, flea, louse and tsetse fly pests) can serve as vectors and ... Diseases may also be vectored by invasive insects such as the Asian citrus psyllid and the bacterial disease citrus greening. ... Sparrows, which were brought to control insects upon the introduced grain crops, have displaced native birds as have rainbow ... Invasive plant pathogens and insect vectors for plant diseases can also suppress agricultural yields and nursery stock. Citrus ...
These stages include sporozoites, which are injected by the insect vector into the vertebrate host's blood. Sporozoites infect ... These infect a variety of bird species. In general each species of Plasmodium infects one to a few species of birds. Each ... Insects[edit]. Mosquitoes of the genera Culex, Anopheles, Culiseta, Mansonia and Aedes may act as insect hosts for various ... Insect hosts include Aedes aegypti, Mansionia crassipes, and various Culex species.. Reptiles[edit]. Main article: Plasmodium ...
In Chagas-endemic areas, the main mode of transmission is through an insect vector called a triatomine bug.[6] A triatomine ... Although Triatominae bugs feed on them, birds appear to be immune to infection and therefore are not considered to be a T. ... In the Southern Cone region, the main vector lives in and around human homes. In Central America and Mexico, the main vector ... because the parasite can complete its life cycle in the anal glands of this animal without having to re-enter the insect vector ...
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"What can you do? Insect repellent.". Mosquitoes carry the virus and give it to birds, those birds then infect other mosquitoes ... "Mosquitoes are the vectors, the carriers of the disease," Valin said. " ... Four birds - crows, ravens, jays and magpies -are the most common carriers of the 110 types of birds known to carry West Nile ... Colorado county health departments will test any of these birds, found within 48 hours of death, for the virus, Valin said. ...
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... encounter and fertilisation in the insect vector. (b) According to the traditional or random hypothesis, the occurrence of ... b) The malaria‐like parasite Haemoproteus infecting bird erythrocytes. The male (up) and female (down) gametocytes are easily ... In: Loye JE and Zuk M (eds) Bird-Parasite Interactions: Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour, pp. 19-48. Oxford: Oxford University ... Schall JJ (2000) Transmission success of the malaria parasite Plasmodium mexicanum into its vector: role of gametocyte density ...
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  • Main component of the cell walls of arthropods, found in the outer skeleton of insects, crabs, and lobsters and in the internal structures of other invertebrates . (ca.gov)
  • An excellent gateway to all current research on medical and veterinary entomology, covering not only insects but also other arthropods that are of medical and veterinary importance in the broadest sense. (cabi.org)
  • Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology is a fully searchable abstracts database of internationally published research on medical and veterinary entomology, covering not only insects but also other arthropods that are of medical and veterinary importance in the broadest sense. (cabi.org)
  • The spread of industrial poultry production and trade networks has created ideal conditions for the emergence and transmission of lethal viruses like the H5N1 strain of bird flu. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Arboviruses belong to several groups of viruses that usually infect birds and are transmitted from bird-to-bird by mosquitos. (nv.gov)
  • Eating - Consuming food products contaminated with bacteria, fungi, or viruses spread by birds. (rentokil.com)
  • Touching - Dead birds can play host to a range of harmful bacteria, fungi, and viruses. (rentokil.com)
  • Eco-epidemiological studies of vectors-hosts-pathogen interactions are of paramount importance for better understanding of the transmission dynamics of WNV and other emerging mosquito-borne arboviruses. (ajtmh.org)
  • Winning van Hemocytes van Drosophila melanogaster larven voor microbiële infectie en analyse Aoi Hiroyasu 1 , David C. DeWitt 2 , Alan G. Goodman 1 1 School of Molecular Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, 2 Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University Deze methode laat zien hoe om te visualiseren pathogen invasie in insect cellen met driedimensionale (3D) modellen. (jove.com)
  • The main limit to mechanical transmission is how long the pathogen remains viable on the outside of the insect. (coursehero.com)
  • Vertical transmission occurs when the pathogen is transmitted from an insect vector to a host animal, such as a bird or human. (coursehero.com)
  • Horizontal transmission takes place when the female vector passes the pathogen or parasite to her eggs, and therefore offspring, through her ovaries. (coursehero.com)
  • Be sure that personnel practice strict biosecurity procedures for their clothing, equipment and vehicles and that the service provider has a good vector control record with poultry operations. (umn.edu)
  • I feel safer scooping poop from the coops than I do having to enter Walmart with all those human vectors (poultry rate mud boots by the back door). (backyardchickens.com)
  • They might first spill into domestic birds - poultry, chickens and ducks, which might share a farm with pigs. (drugs.com)
  • The GRAIN report shows that emergence of bird flu follows the global poultry industry's movements - and NOT migratory bird movements. (globalresearch.ca)
  • The large-scale, confined, and frankly disgusting, factory farming conditions that characterise the global poultry industry are likely to be the real cause of the mutation of bird flu into its deadly form. (globalresearch.ca)
  • The only cases of bird flu in backyard poultry, which account for over 90% of Laos' production, occurred next to the factory farms. (globalresearch.ca)
  • When will governments realise that to protect poultry and people from bird flu, we need to protect them from the global poultry industry? (globalresearch.ca)
  • The full briefing, "Fowl play: The poultry industry's central role in the bird flu crisis", is available at http://www.grain.org. (globalresearch.ca)
  • I have a close research and training partnership with the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania through which we are developing new tools for mosquito surveillance and control, and investigating the potential for mosquito vectors to adapt in response to control measures. (gla.ac.uk)
  • Rats having an excretion period of only two days can however also be important vectors because of their moving lifestyle. (pigprogress.net)
  • Fleas are small flightless insects that form the order Siphonaptera. (eol.org)
  • Fleas are obligate ectoparasitesof mammalsand birds. (eol.org)
  • Fleas are insects of the order Siphonaptera and comprise several genera. (medillsb.com)
  • In some plants, notably members of Orchidaceae and Asclepiadoideae , the pollen remains in masses called pollinia , which are adapted to attach to particular pollinating agents such as birds or insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • More commonly, mature pollen grains separate and are dispensed by wind or water, pollinating insects, birds or other pollination vectors. (wikipedia.org)
  • A nematode origin of Wolbachia DNA detected here in avian blood can be excluded, because results of phylogenetic analysis showed its closest alignment with insect wolbachiae. (springer.com)
  • When it does, the first creatures to be infected will most likely be birds, including the sentinel chickens. (latimes.com)
  • While the state oversees the program, 50 of California's 70 local vector control districts--independent government agencies that operate much like water or sewer districts--maintain the flocks and draw small samples of blood from the chickens every other week. (latimes.com)
  • Ted Toppin, a spokesman for the Mosquito and Vector Control Assn. of California, said more than $200,000 is spent each year to purchase and test the chickens. (latimes.com)
  • Bird flu is common in chickens. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2017, free range chickens in the UK were temporarily ordered to remain inside due to the threat of bird flu. (wikipedia.org)
  • Everyone is focused on migratory birds and backyard chickens as the problem," says Devlin Kuyek of GRAIN. (globalresearch.ca)
  • To date, vector control districts across the state have detected the virus in 1,827 dead birds, 274 sentinel chickens and 2,660 mosquito samples this year. (latimes.com)
  • Mechanical barriers, such as mosquito nets and screens, can be effective, but avoiding sleeping outdoors, at hostels, and in mud houses in endemic areas is the best way to prevent contact with Chagas vectors. (diversalertnetwork.org)
  • The Nigerian outbreak earlier this year began at a single factory farm, owned by a Cabinet minister, distant from hotspots for migratory birds but known for importing unregulated hatchable eggs. (globalresearch.ca)
  • Colorado county health departments will test any of these birds, found within 48 hours of death, for the virus, Valin said. (greeleytribune.com)
  • Any organism that feeds on terrestrial life phases of freshwater insects could be impacted by microplastics found in aquatic ecosystems," she says. (newscientist.com)
  • Information on the aphid situation in Manitoba can also be found at www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/insects/index.html , and the Manitoba Agriculture and Food potato hotline at 1-800-428-6866. (umn.edu)
  • DDT is a type of pesticide, first made in the laboratory in 1873, but only found useful when Dr. Paul Muller discovered that DDT could kill insects. (answers.com)