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Volume 27, Number 2—February 2021

Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Pigs and Mosquitoes, Mexico

Daniel Nunez-Avellaneda, Rosa Carmina Cetina-Trejo, Emily Zamudio-Moreno, Carlos Baak-Baak, Nohemi Cigarroa-Toledo, Guadalupe Reyes-Solis, Antonio Ortega-Pacheco, Gerardo Suzán, Chandra Tandugu, Julián E. García-Rejón, Bradley J. Blitvich, and Carlos Machain-WilliamsComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Merida, Mexico (D. Nunez-Avellaneda, R. Carmina Cetina-Trejo, E. Zamudio-Moreno, C. Baak-Baak, N. Cigarroa-Toledo, G. Reyes-Solis, J.E. García-Rejón, C. Machain-Williams); Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA (D. Nunez-Avellaneda, C. Tandugu, B.J. Blitvich); Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Xmatkuil, Mexico; (A. Ortega-Pacheco); Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico (G. Suzán)

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Table 2

Summary of mosquitoes collected inside pigpens, Yucatan, Mexico, 2018–2019

Study site Mosquito species No. collected No. pools No. pools positive for Zika virus RNA
Tzucacab Aedes aegypti 58 6 0
Ae. taeniorhynchus 3 1 0
Culex quinquefasciatus 63 7 0

Cx. thriambus
Valladolid Ae. aegypti 32 2 0
Ae. cozumelensis 1 1 0

Cx. quinquefasciatus
Xkalakdzonot Ae. aegypti 46 5 0
Ae. cozumelensis 2 1 0
Anopheles albimanus 6 1 0
Cx. lactator 1 1 0

Cx. quinquefasciatus
Xmatkuil Ae. aegypti 29 4 1
Ae. taeniorhynchus 8 2 1
Cx. lactator 1 1 1
Culex nigripalpus 3 1 1
Culex quinquefasciatus 21 2 0
Culex thriambus 1 1 1

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