PMID: 45045Sep 1, 1979

Medico-veterinary importance of mosquitoes in Cuba

Revista cubana de medicina tropical
I García Avila, N Loaenzo Hernández

Abstract

Cuban mosquitoes are an important factor in the transmission of both viral and protozoal and helminthic diseases. Eighteen species which have transmitted or are potential transmissors of different agents causing diseases in man or in domestic animals are reported in this paper. Sixteen illustrations of the mosquito species with a highest significance in Cuba are enclosed to the paper for their better identification.

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