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Culex

(kū′leks″ )

[L. culex, stem culic-, gnat, midge]
A genus of small to medium-sized mosquitoes distributed worldwide. Some species are vectors of disease organisms.
culicine (kū′lĭ-sīn″), adj.

Culex pipiens

The common house mosquito, a vector of several illnesses, including Wuchereria bancrofti and West Nile virus.

Culex quinquefasciatus

A tropical and subtropical species, and the most important intermediate host of Wuchereria bancrofti.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Culex." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766487/all/Culex_quinquefasciatus.
Culex. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766487/all/Culex_quinquefasciatus. Accessed May 27, 2019.
Culex. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766487/all/Culex_quinquefasciatus
Culex [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 27]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766487/all/Culex_quinquefasciatus.
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