Establishment of a stable Wolbachia infection in Anopheles stephensi induces refractoriness to Plasmodium infections | World Mosquito Program Skip to main content

Guowu Bian et al., 2013, ScienceMag

One of the major limitations preventing the development of Wolbachia for malaria control has been the inability to establish inherited infections of Wolbachia in anopheline mosquitoes. This paper reports the establishment of a stable Wolbachia infection in Anopheles stephensi‚ the major vector of human malaria in the Middle East and South Asia.