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Scholte, E J; Den Hartog, W; Dik, M; Schoelitsz, B; Brooks, M; Schaffner, F; Foussadier, R; Braks, M; Beeuwkes, J (2010). Introduction and control of three invasive mosquito species in the Netherlands, July-October 2010. Eurosurveillance, 15(45):19710.


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In July 2010, during routine mosquito surveillance
inspections at companies that import used tires,
three invasive species were found at five locations
in the Netherlands: the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes
aegypti), the Asian tiger mosquito (Ae. albopictus),
and the American rock-pool mosquito (Ae. atropalpus).
This is the first time that Ae. aegypti is reported from
the Netherlands. Mosquito control was initiated one
week after the first invasive mosquito was found,
using adulticides and larvicides. The available data
suggest that the implemented control measures have
been effective for this season.


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Item Type:Journal Article, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Parasitology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Parasitology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
600 Technology
Date:11 November 2010
Deposited On:06 Jan 2011 15:43
Last Modified:24 Nov 2012 10:11
Publisher:Institut de Veille Sanitaire
Free access at:Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.
Publisher DOI:http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19710
PubMed ID:21087591

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