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[Gr. aēdēs, unpleasant] A genus of mosquitoes belonging to the family Culicidae. Many species are troublesome pests, and some transmit disease.
An aggressive species that feeds during daylight hours and can transmit common viral illnesses including chikungunya fever, dengue, and yellow fever.
A species that was initially endemic in South East Asia and the Pacific Islands but has spread to Central and North America and is a vector of several tropical diseases, including dengue and chikungunya viral infections.
A species that transmits Jamestown Canyon virus, La Crosse virus, and other California encephalitis viruses.
Aedes is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Aedes." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754095/all/Aedes_albopictus.
Aedes. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754095/all/Aedes_albopictus. Accessed April 17, 2021.
Aedes. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754095/all/Aedes_albopictus
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