Journal article

Aedes aegypti has spatially structured and seasonally stable populations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Gordana Rasic, Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Warsito Tantowijoyo, Anjali Goundar, Vanessa White, Qiong Yang, Igor Filipovic, Petrina Johnson, Ary A Hoffmann, Eggi Arguni

PARASITES & VECTORS | BMC | Published : 2015


BACKGROUND: Dengue fever, the most prevalent global arboviral disease, represents an important public health problem in Indonesia. Control of dengue relies on the control of its main vector, the mosquito Aedes aegypti, yet nothing is known about the population history and genetic structure of this insect in Indonesia. Our aim was to assess the spatio-temporal population genetic structure of Ae. aegypti in Yogyakarta, a densely populated region on Java with common dengue outbreaks. METHODS: We used multiple marker systems (microsatellites, nuclear and mitochondrial genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms generated via Restriction-site Associated DNA sequencing) to analyze 979 Ae. aegypti ..

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