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Research Article

Climate Change and Range Expansion of the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in Northeastern USA: Implications for Public Health Practitioners

  • Ilia Rochlin mail,

    ilia.rochlin@suffolkcountyny.gov

    Affiliation: Suffolk County Vector Control, Yaphank, New York, United States of America

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  • Dominick V. Ninivaggi,

    Affiliation: Suffolk County Vector Control, Yaphank, New York, United States of America

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  • Michael L. Hutchinson,

    Affiliation: Division of Vector Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Ary Farajollahi

    Affiliations: Mercer County Mosquito Control, West Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America, Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Published: April 02, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060874
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Ilia Rochlin, Dominick V. Ninivaggi
Suffolk County Vector Control, Yaphank, New York, United States of America
Michael L. Hutchinson
Division of Vector Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Ary Farajollahi
Mercer County Mosquito Control, West Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Ary Farajollahi
Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ilia.rochlin@suffolkcountyny.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IR DVN MLH AF. Performed the experiments: IR DVN MLH AF. Analyzed the data: IR DVN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IR DVN MLH AF. Wrote the paper: IR DVN MLH AF.