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Mosquitoes are medically significant as vectors of many epidemics such as malaria, dengue fever and filariasis. The gut of mosquito is inhabited by various bacterial flora and they assist in many physiological functions including its pathogen transmitting ability. The disease transmitting efficiency of the mosquito can be reduced by making transgenic variation in gut bacteria. Proper identification of gut bacterial flora is needed to select an ideal bacterial species for transgenic purpose. In the present study the haemolytic gut bacteria Staphylococcus warneri is isolated from the adult female Armigeres subalbatus and identified by using 16S rRNA sequencing.
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