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Table 4 Oral infection of mosquitoes with EILV-eRFP

From: Eilat virus displays a narrow mosquito vector range

Species Blood meal titer Body Legs/wings
(log10PFU/mL) % infected Titer % infected Titer
(log10PFU) (log10PFU)
(+/− SD) (+/− SD)
Aedes aegypti 8.9 78 (18/23) 2.3 (+/− 0.87) 26 (6/23) 2.2 (+/− 0.73)
6.9 63 (15/24) 2.0 (+/− 0.83) 8 (2/24) 1.5 (+/−0.34)
5.0 0 (0/15) ND 0 (0/15) ND
Aedes albopictus 8.9 7 (2/27) 1.5(+/− 0.16) 0 (0/27) 1.0*
6.9 8 (2/24) 1.5(+/− 0.19) 0 (0/24) 1.0*
5.0 0 (0/31) ND 0 (0/31) ND
Anopheles gambiae 8.8 29 (4/14) 1.6 (+/− 0.36) 21 (3/14) 1.4 (+/−0.10)
6.9 4 (1/23) 1.3 4 (1/23) 1.3
5.7 0 (0/15) ND 0 (0/15) ND
Culex quinquefasciatus 9.0 30 (9/30) 1.6 (+/− 0.55) 30 (9/30) 1.5 (+/− 0.24)
7.7 0 (0/28) 1.0* 0 (0/28) 1.0*
5.8 0 (0/30) ND 0 (0/30) ND
  1. Mosquito bodies and legs/wings were analyzed for eRFP expression and plaques assays in C7/10 cells. *Samples were below the limit of detection (101 PFU/mosquito) for the plaque assay.