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Single Donor Human Whole Blood from Innovative Research was used in the following study:
Host blood-meal source has a strong impact on gut microbiota of Aedes aegypti
Ephantus J Muturi, Christopher Dunlap, Jose L Ramirez, Alejandro P Rooney, Chang-Hyun Kim
FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Volume 95, Issue 1, January 2019
"... Adults from each cage were provided access to deionized (DI) water for the first 3 days post emergence. On day 4, adults from two cages were transferred into new paperboard cages (11 cm high x 9.5 cm diameter) in batches of 25–30 adult females and provided continuous access to 10% sucrose solution (sugar-fed treatment). The remaining six cages were divided into three groups of two cages each and adults from each group were provided 1 hour access to one of three citrated blood meal types: human (Innovative Research, Novi, MI), rabbit or chicken blood ..."
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