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Volume 24, Number 3—March 2018

Cache Valley Virus in Aedes japonicus japonicus Mosquitoes, Appalachian Region, United States

Fan Yang1, Kevin Chan, Paul E. Marek, Philip M. Armstrong, Pengcheng Liu, Jacob E. Bova, Joshua N. Bernick, Benjamin E. McMillan, Benjamin G. Weidlich, and Sally L. PaulsonComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA (F. Yang, K. Chan, P.E. Marek, P. Liu, J.E. Bova, J.N. Bernick, B.E. McMillan, B.G. Weidlich, S.L. Paulson); The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (P.M. Armstrong)

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Table 1

Screening of Aedes triseriatus and Aedes japonicus adult mosquitoes from gravid traps for arthropod-borne virus by using plaque assays, Appalachian Region, United States, 2015

Collection date Aedes triseriatus
Ae. japonicus
No. positive samples
No. mosquitoes No. pools* No. mosquitoes No. pools*
Jun 1–30 569 14 196 26 0
Jul 1–31 383 367 257 240 0
Aug 1–19 245 245 237 176 2†
Total 1,197 626 690 442 2†

*After July 21, most mosquitoes were tested individually rather than in pools.
†Two Cache Valley virus–infected adult Ae. j. japonicus mosquitoes were collected and tested individually on August 4.

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1Current affiliation: California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA.

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