Dengue Fever: Transmission by Aedes Aegypti

Paul A. Schule
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Summary and Conclusions

  1. 1. Seven men proved to be susceptible to dengue fever were bitten by Aedes aegypti at varying intervals of time after the mosquitoes had taken the virus by feeding on a known experimental case of the disease.
  2. 2. Dengue fever was not transmitted by interrupted feeding.
  3. 3. Dengue fever was not transmitted when the interval between the infectious feed and the subsequent biting was two days, three, four or six days.
  4. 4. Dengue fever was transmitted when the interval between the infectious feed and the subsequent biting was eight days, ten days, or more.

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