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Table 1 Infection, dissemination and transmission rate: calculated from prevalence of viral nucleic acid presence in the dissected midguts and carcasses and prevalence of CPE by saliva samples

From: Zika vector transmission risk in temperate Australia: a vector competence study

Species Infection rate by qPCR positive midguts (%) Dissemination rate by qPCR positive carcasses (%) Transmission rate by CPE (%)
Aedes aegypti 40/48 (83%) 39/47 (83%) 33/38 (87%)
Aedes notoscriptus 12/35 (34.3%) 2/59 (3.4%) 24/57 (42.1%)
Aedes camptorhynchus 5/18 (27.8%) 5/40 (12.5%) 5/37 (13.5%)
Aedes albopictus 19/26 (73.1% 19/26 (73.1%) 20/26 (76.9%)
Culex annulirostris 0/32 (0%) 0/32 (0%) 0/32 (0%)
Culex quinquefasciatus 0/20 (0%) 0/20 (0%) 0/17 (0%)