1921
Volume s1-17, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  has been shown to retain the Asibi strain of yellow fever virus in its body for at least two weeks without exception, but in only one of six attempts did it transmit the virus by bite.
  • 2.  One specimen of retained the M. A. J. strain of jungle yellow fever virus in its body but was unable to transmit it by bite.
  • 3.  Owing to the short life of these mosquitoes in captivity the interval between the infection and the testing of them was not extended beyond sixteen days. The significance of this limited incubation period is discussed.

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