West Nile Virus Circulation in Mosquitoes in Greece (2010-2013)
Patsoula, E., Vakali, A., Balatsos, G., Pervanidou, D., Beleri, S., Tegos, N., Baka, A., Spanakos, G., Georgakopoulou, T., Tserkezou, P., Van Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Menounos, P., Kremastinou, J., Hadjichristodoulou, C.
Aedes koreicus - Factsheet for experts
Endemic to Japan, north-eastern China, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and parts of Russia, a vector for Japanese encephalitis virus in parts of Russia.
Aedes triseriatus - Factsheet for experts
A North American invasive mosquito species which is the primary vector of La Crosse virus.
Aedes japonicus - Factsheet for experts
An invasive mosquito species, widely established in North America and parts of central Europe.
Field sampling methods for mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks
This report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was produced by the VectorNet project (European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors transmitting human and animal disease agents).
Preventing vector-borne diseases in Europe: VectorNet issues the first protocols for vector sampling
Vector sampling protocols outlining the recommended methods for collecting vectors have been issued today by ECDC and EFSA, to support entomologists and public-health professionals in Europe. It is a first attempt to summarise best-practices in terms of methods and strategies for sampling mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks.
Review of status and public health importance of invasive mosquitoes in EuropeArchived
Invasive mosquito species in Europe present a potential public health threat and their surveillance and control are essential, concludes an article published this week in the journal ‘Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases’, funded and co-authored by ECDC.
Guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Europe
ECDC has produced these guidelines which aim to support the implementation of tailored surveillance for invasive mosquito species of public health relevance.