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Table 2 Mortality and competence of Ochlerotatus detritus for DENV

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

Species Condition No.quitoes 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 Full rep 1 982 959 (97.7) 982 (100) 0 0 0
Full rep 2 93 90 (96.8) 93 (100) 0 0 0
1/100 102 21 (20.6) 34 (33.3) 0 0 0
Deactivated 89 15 (16.9) 28 (31.5) 0 0 0
Blood only 94 2 (2.1) 17 (18.1) 0 0 0
Ae. aegypti Full 207 6 (2.9) 25 (12.1) 127 61.4 69.8
  1. aNumber of positive/Total number of mosquitoes at 17 days
  2. bNumber of positive/Number of mosquitoes alive at 17 days