Acta Trop 2022 May 21:106536. Epub 2022 May 21.
Department of Biosciences and Pediatric Clinical Research Center "Romeo ed Enrica Invernizzi", University of Milan, 20133, Milan, Italy; Italian Malaria Network, Inter University Center for Malaria Research, University of Milan, 20133, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:
In the last decade, Aedes koreicus and Aedes japonicus japonicus mosquitoes, which are competent vectors for various arboviruses of public health relevance, colonised Italy and other European countries. Nevertheless, information about their current and potential distribution is partial. Accordingly, in this study four regions of Northern Italy (Lombardy, Liguria, Piedmont and Aosta Valley) were surveyed during 2021 for the presence of eggs, larvae and pupae of these two invasive species. Read More