A Study on the Identification of Five Arboviruses from Hematophagous Mosquitoes and Midges Captured in Some Parts of Northern Turkey


Ozan E., ALBAYRAK H., GÜMÜŞOVA S., BÖLÜKBAŞ C. S., Kurt M., PEKMEZCİ G. Z., ...More

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES, vol.13, no.2, pp.224-233, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.224-233
  • Keywords: Mosquito, Midge, Identification, Real-time, Arbovirus, WEST-NILE-VIRUS, BOVINE EPHEMERAL FEVER, EPIZOOTIC-HEMORRHAGIC-DISEASE, FIELD-COLLECTED MOSQUITOS, TIME RT-PCR, BLUETONGUE, AKABANE, CIRCULATION, CULICOIDES, STRAINS
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Whether zoonotic or not, arboviral infections are continuing to be a major threat to human health as well as the livestock industry all around the world. This project presented the results of the identification study on five arboviruses, including West Nile virus (WNV), Bovine ephemeral fever virus, Akabane virus, Bluetongue virus, and Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus, in mosquitos and midges from eight provinces of the Black Sea Region.