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Do the Mosquitoes in the NWT have Wolbachia?
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Tamara A
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to collect mosquitoes from the Inuvik area and perform a set of genetic tests to see if they are infected with a particular bacterium called Wolbachia. This bacterium is harmless to humans but affects the mating process of mosquitoes by killing the sperm of an infected male. A presence of Wolbachia has not been detected in the NWT as of yet, but if detected coul...