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Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014

Rift Valley Fever Outbreak, Southern Mauritania, 2012

Abdourahmane Sow1, Ousmane Faye1, Yamar Ba, Hampathé Ba, Diawo Diallo, Oumar Faye, Cheikh Loucoubar, Mohamed Boushab, Yahya Barry, Mawlouth Diallo, and Amadou Alpha SallComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Unité des arbovirus et des Fièvres Hémorragiques Virales de l’Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal (A. Sow, Ousmane Faye, Oumar Faye, C. Loucoubar, A.A. Sall); Unité d’Entomologie Médicale de l’Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar (Y. Ba, D. Diallo, M. Diallo); Institut National de Recherche et de la Santé Publique de Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania (H. Ba); Ministère de la Santé de la République Islamique de Mauritanie, Mauritania (M. Boushab); Centre National d’Etude et de Recherches Vétérinaires, Nouackchott (Y. Barry)

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Table 2

Arthropods collected during investigation of Rift Valley fever outbreak, by region, southern Mauritania, 2012

Species Region
Moudjeria Ouad Naga Tamcheket Tidjikja
Aedes sudanensis 1 1
Ae. vexans 45 45
Anopheles funestus 1 1
An. pharoensis 7 7
An. rhodesiensis 8 8
An. rhodesiensis male 21 21
An. rufipes 15 15
An. ziemanni 5 5
Culex antennatus 6 13 19
Cx. decens 1 1
Cx. decens male 1 1
Cx. neavei 2 2
Cx. poicilipes 15 15
Cx. quinquefasciatus 3 1 4
Cx. quinquefasciatus male 6 6
Mansonia uniformis 1 1
Total no. mosquitoes
Other arthropods
Culicoides spp. 6 1 12 19
Phlebotomus spp. 108 11 2 121
Total no. arthropods 165 9 41 77 292

*–, none found.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article and are co–first authors.

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