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How a new test is revolutionising what we know about viruses in our midst
Williams, C and Flies, EJ, How a new test is revolutionising what we know about viruses in our midst, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia (2015) [Magazine Article]
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Mosquitoes’ role in the spread of disease make them perhaps one of the most reviled insects in the world. But it also makes them more studied than most of their brethren. Now, a new technique for collecting mosquito saliva from the field has made monitoring mosquitoes both more sensitive and inexpensive.
|Item Type:||Magazine Article|
|Keywords:||arbovirus, Ross River virus, mosquite-borne disease, detection, surveillance|
|Research Division:||Biological Sciences|
|Research Field:||Ecology not elsewhere classified|
|Objective Group:||Clinical health|
|Objective Field:||Clinical health not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||Flies, EJ (Dr Emily Flies)|
|Deposited By:||Plant Science|
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