Let It Be B: In the Search for Blood, One Mosquito Species Has a Type

A new study shows the malaria-transmitting Anopheles stephensi has a strong preference for type B human blood. The finding has implications for identifying individuals at high risk of mosquito-borne disease, but those with other blood types shouldn’t put away the insect repellent. (Photo by Jim Gathany, CDC Public Health Image Library)

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A new study shows the malaria-transmitting Anopheles stephensi has a strong preference for type B human blood. The finding has…

Source: Entomology Today

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