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Table 1 Mortality and competence of Ochlerotatus detritus for CHIKV

From: Evaluation of the vector competence of a native UK mosquito Ochlerotatus detritus (Aedes detritus) for dengue, chikungunya and West Nile viruses

Species No. of mosquitoes fed Mosquito mortality at 48 h (%) Mosquito mortality at 17 day (%) No. of fed mosquitoes positive (%) Percentage of mosquitoes positivea Percentage of surviving mosquitoes positiveb
O. detritus 143 13 (9.1) 41 (28.7) 0 0 0
Ae. aegypti 158 11 (7.0) 21 (13.3) 83 52.5 60.6
  1. aNumber of positive/Total number of mosquitoes at 17 days
  2. bNumber of positive/Number of mosquitoes alive at 17 days