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Table 1 Infection, dissemination and transmission of Aedes albopictus (Italy and Spain) following consumption of a blood meal containing Japanese encephalitis virus genotype III

From: Susceptibility of Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus to Japanese encephalitis virus

Species Blood meal titre (PFU/ml) Blood feeding rate (%)   Dpi 7 (%)a Dpi 14 (%)a
Aedes albopictus, Padua, Italy 1.8 × 106 81/281 (29) Infection (body) 0/19 (0) 0/28 (0)
   Dissemination (legs) 0 0
   Transmission (saliva) 0 0
Aedes albopictus, Barcelona, Spain 1.8 × 106 106/201 (53) Infection (body) 1/18 (6) 4/24 (17)
   Dissemination (legs) 0/1 (0) 3/4 (75)
   Transmission (saliva) 0 3/3 (100)
  1. Groups of mosquitoes were maintained at 25 °C for the indicated time periods
  2. Dpi days post-inoculation
  3. aNumber of mosquitoes dissected is shown by the denominator