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El papel del vector Aedes aegypti en la epidemiología del dengue en México

Fernández Salas, Ildefonso y Flores, Alfonso El papel del vector Aedes aegypti en la epidemiología del dengue en México. Salud Pública México , 37 (4). pp. 45-51.

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    The role of Aedes aegypti (Lineo) in the epidemiology of dengue fever in Mexico is herein discussed bases on the vectorial capacity model. Comments on the advantages and disadvantages of each model component at the time of field determinations are also presented. Emphasis is made on the impact of sampling and method bias on the results of vectorial capacity studies. The paper also addresses the need to increase vector biology knowledge as an input for epidemiological work to explain and predict dengue fever outbreaks. Comments on potential entomological variables not considered by the quantitative model are included. Finally, we elaborate on the introduction of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) in Mexico as a new risk factor and on its implications for the understanding of dengue fever transmission in Mexico.

    Tipo de elemento: Artículo
    Materias: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
    Divisiones: Ciencias Naturales y Exactas > Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas
    Usuario depositante: DR ILDEFONSO FERNANDEZ
    Fecha del depósito: 27 Ene 2011 12:43
    Ultima modificación: 26 Mar 2014 16:49

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