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Research Article

Characterizing the Aedes aegypti Population in a Vietnamese Village in Preparation for a Wolbachia-Based Mosquito Control Strategy to Eliminate Dengue

  • Jason A. L. Jeffery mail,

    jason.jeffery@qimr.edu.au

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Nguyen Thi Yen,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Vu Sinh Nam,

    Affiliation: Administration of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Le Trung Nghia,

    Affiliation: Institute Pasteur, Nha Trang, Vietnam

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  • Ary A. Hoffmann,

    Affiliation: Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Brian H. Kay,

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Peter A. Ryan

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Published: November 24, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000552

About the Authors

Jason A. L. Jeffery, Brian H. Kay, Peter A. Ryan
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Brisbane, Australia
Nguyen Thi Yen
National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Vu Sinh Nam
Administration of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Ministry of Health, Hanoi, Vietnam
Le Trung Nghia
Institute Pasteur, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Ary A. Hoffmann
Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: jason.jeffery@qimr.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JALJ NTY VSN LTN AAH BHK PAR. Performed the experiments: JALJ NTY LTN. Analyzed the data: JALJ AAH PAR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NTY VSN LTN. Wrote the paper: JALJ. Provided critical comment on the manuscript: AAH BHK PAR.