QIMR Berghofer

An Economic Analysis of the Threats Posed by the Establishment of Aedes albopictus in Brisbane, Queensland

Abstract

Aedes albopictus is an invasive mosquito, aggressive biter and potential disease vector. Its establishment in Europe and the Americas resulted in local disease transmission and impacted quality of outdoor recreational activities. Economic implications of its likely invasion into Australia had not been considered.

Authors Darbro, Jonathan; Halasa, Yara; Montgomery, Brian; Muller, Mike; Shepard, Donald; Devine, Greg; Mwebaze, Paul
Journal ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS
Pages 203-213
Volume 142
Date 1/12/2017
Grant ID
Funding Body Mosquito and Arbovirus Research Committee, Queensland
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.06.015
Download Article