Keywords: biting midges
Wolbachia wAlbB inhibits bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic fever viruses in Culicoides midge cellsM. L. Matthews, H. O. Covey, B. S. Drolet and C. L. Brelsfoard, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2022.
Abstract Culicoides midges are hematophagous insects that transmit arboviruses of veterinary importance. These viruses include bluetongue virus (BTV) and epizootic hemorrhagic fever virus (EHDV). The endosymbiont Wolbachia pipientis Hertig spreads rapidly through insect host ...
Keywords: biting midges, Culicoides, genetic biocontrol, population replacement, virus inhibition, wAlbB, wolbachia