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|Title:||Experimental infection of aedes aegypti and aedes albopictus with dengue viruses|
|Authors:||Robert H. Whitehead|
Thomas M. Yuill
Douglas J. Gould
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Thailand
|Keywords:||Immunology and Microbiology;Medicine|
|Citation:||Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Vol.65, No.5 (1971), 661-667|
|Abstract:||The susceptibility of two Aedes (Stegomyia) species, Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus, to infection with dengue virus was assessed using both natural feeding on a viraemic gibbon and a membrane feeding technique. Both species were highly susceptible to dengue virus infection. It was found that both species were more sensitive than the LLC-MK2 cell plaque assay system used in detecting viraemia in a gibbon infected with a low tissue culture passage strain of dengue-2 virus. However, the same strain passaged in LLC-MK2 cells failed to infect either species when the mosquitoes were fed upon a suspension of this virus. Both species were infected readily when fed upon a suspension of a mouse adapted strain of dengue-2 virus. © 1971 IOP Publishing Ltd.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scopus 1969-1990|
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