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NR-48830  Aedes aegypti, Puerto Rico, Eggs
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Designations: Puerto Rico, Eggs
Organism: Aedes aegypti
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: Room temperature
Contributor: GG Clark, JJ Becnel
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Aedes aegypti (A. aegypti), strain Puerto Rico (PR), eggs were field collected in San Juan, Puerto Rico and shipped to USDA-ARS-CMAVE in Gainesville, Florida, USA where they were hatched and reared in laboratory conditions.

Sequencing of genomic DNA from F1 and F2 individuals identified knockdown resistance (KDR).

A. aegypti, strain PR is pyrethroid resistant.

A. aegypti is an arthropod vector which may be competent for transmitting dengue fever and yellow fever viruses.

The A. aegypti PR colony was at F7 at the time of deposit in July 2014.

NR-48830 contains a suitable number of live eggs to establish a stock. Eggs are provided on damp filter paper and should be hatched immediately upon receipt.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Aedes aegypti, Strain Puerto Rico, Eggs, NR-48830."
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