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First report on human-biting Culex pipiens in Sweden

Overview of attention for article published in Parasites & Vectors, December 2016
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Title
First report on human-biting Culex pipiens in Sweden
Published in
Parasites & Vectors, December 2016
DOI 10.1186/s13071-016-1925-3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jenny C. Hesson, Martina Schäfer, Jan O. Lundström

Abstract

Culex mosquitoes are vectors of several bird-hosted arboviruses that cause outbreaks in Europe, such as Sindbis virus and West Nile virus. Recently, the human-biting form of Culex pipiens, Cx. pipiens biotype molestus, was found causing big nuisance in a housing cooperative in Gothenburg in southern Sweden, confirmed by molecular identification. This is the first report of human-biting Culex in Scandinavia, signalling increased risk of arbovirus infection in northern Europe.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 8%
Unknown 12 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 46%
Student > Master 3 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 15%
Student > Postgraduate 1 8%
Librarian 1 8%
Other 0 0%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 54%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 8%
Unspecified 1 8%
Other 1 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 December 2017.
All research outputs
#2,398,158
of 13,237,907 outputs
Outputs from Parasites & Vectors
#530
of 3,510 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#88,168
of 373,668 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Parasites & Vectors
#80
of 555 outputs
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