1921
Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

St. Louis encephalitis virus was isolated on 23 occasions from mosquitoes collected between September 7 and October 25 at widely separated localities of the four-county Tampa Bay area during the St. Louis encephalitis epidemic of 1962. Twenty-two of these isolations were obtained from 485 pools of ; the 23rd was from 91 pools of , a subgenus of . The mosquitoes were collected alive in battery-powered light traps and traps baited with ducklings or chicks. These isolations indicate that infected vectors were prevalent over a vast area exposing the human population to infection throughout the region.

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