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Table 1 Mosquito infection rates (%) with days post-infection (dpi) at different incubation temperatures (number of thorax-abdomen samples testing positive for virus genomes/total number of samples)

From: The impact of temperature and Wolbachia infection on vector competence of potential dengue vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the transmission of dengue virus serotype 1 in southern Taiwan

Species dpi 10 °C 16 °C 22 °C 28 °C 34 °C
Ae. aegypti 0 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10)
5 100 (6/6) 86 (6/7) 88 (7/8) 88 (7/8) 88 (7/8)
10 100 (4/4) 100 (6/6) 88 (7/8) 100 (8/8) 88 (7/8)
15   100 (5/5) 100 (6/6) 88 (7/8) 88 (7/8)
20    100 (4/4) 100 (8/8) 86 (6/7)
25    100 (2/2) 100 (7/7) 86 (6/7)
30     100 (6/6) 60 (3/5)
Ae. albopictus 0 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10)
5 100 (9/9) 89 (8/9) 100 (9/9) 90 (9/10) 78 (7/9)
10 88 (7/8) 44 (4/9) 75 (6/8) 90 (9/10)* 38 (3/8)*
15 57 (4/7)* 0 (0/9)* 13 (1/8)* 67 (6/9)* 60 (3/5)
20 40 (2/5) 0 (0/9) 33 (2/6) 13 (1/8) 0 (0/3)
25 25 (1/4) 0 (0/8) 20 (1/5) 14 (1/7) 0 (0/3)
30 0 (0/3) 0 (0/7) 0 (0/4) 0 (0/5) 0 (0/1)
  1. *Infection rates of Aedes albopictus at 10 dpi with incubation at 28 °C were significantly higher than those at 34 °C, as determined by Fisher’s exact test. Significant differences were also observed at 15 dpi between 10 °C and 16 °C and between 28 °C and 16 or 22 °C