1921
Volume s1-11, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  has been found to transmit yellow fever virus under laboratory conditions. As few as three insects have produced a fatal infection by feeding on a rhesus monkey.
  • 2.  has proved to be a less efficient host than . However, in one instance a fatal infection of yellow fever resulted from the bites of this species.
  • 3.  No transmission of yellow fever has been secured by the bites or by the injection of Sabethine mosquitoes.
  • 4.  It is thought that in one instance yellow fever virus remained alive in the bodies of for one week. However, the experiments with Triatoma have been rather inconclusive.

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