Infection, dissemination and transmission rates in Cairns <i>Ae. aegypti</i> on various days post exposure (PE) to the 1997/98 and 2008/09 strains of dengue virus type 3.

<p>Shaded rows denote the first day post infection day that transmission was observed.</p>a<p>Percentage of mosquitoes containing virus in their bodies (number positive/number tested); days 0–1 likely represent infected blood bolus.</p>b<p>Percentage of mosquitoes containing virus in their legs and wings (number positive/number tested).</p>a<p>Percentage of saliva expectorates collected using the capillary tube method of [**UNRESOLVED**] that were positive by cell culture-enzyme immunoassay (number positive/number tested).</p>b<p>Percentage of saliva expectorates collected using the honey-baited filter paper method of Hall-Mendelin et al. <a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0068137#pone.0068137-HallMendelin1" target="_blank">[37]</a> that were positive by TaqMan RT-PCR (number positive/number tested).</p>