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How a new test is revolutionising what we know about viruses in our midst

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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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Abstract

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 Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:arbovirus, Ross River virus, mosquite-borne disease, detection, surveillance
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Ecology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Zoonoses
Author:Flies, EJ (Dr Emily Flies)
ID Code:116462
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2017-05-10
Last Modified:2017-05-10
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