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Table 3 Mortality and competence of Ochlerotatus detritus for WNV

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 89 2 (2.2) 11 (12.4) 16 17.9 20.5
Cx. quinquefasciatus 143 26 (18.2) 53 (37.1) 48 33.6 53.3
  1. aNumber of positive/Total number of mosquitoes at 17 days
  2. bNumber of positive/Number of mosquitoes alive at 17 days