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Zika Virus MB16-23 in Mosquitoes, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA, 2016

OPEN Emerging infectious diseases | 6 Feb 2018

JP Mutebi, HR Hughes, KL Burkhalter, L Kothera, C Vasquez and JL Kenney
Abstract
We isolated a strain of Zika virus, MB16-23, from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes collected in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, on September 2, 2016. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that MB16-23 most likely originated from the Caribbean region.
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South Florida metropolitan area, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Aedes aegypti, Caribbean, Aedes, Florida Keys, Miami, Florida
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