Volume 19, Issue 6_Part_2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


P. Brès, Y. Robin, M. Cornet, and G. Hery, Institut Pasteur, B. P. 220, Sénégal, West Africa, 10 April 1967.


Isolated by M. Cornet (O.R.S.T.O.M.) at Bandia (Sénégal) from whole blood of moribund young adult male sp. trapped 26 February 1965 in Bandia Forest, Thies Region, Lat. 14°35′N, Long. 71°01′W. Rodent burrows, dry savanna, sea-level tropical, one rainy season (July–October). Specimen stored in -60°C Revco until inoculation in mice.

Blood diluted in 10% rabbit serum in saline solution. Inoculated 0.02 ml ic and 0.03 ml ip in 1-day-old mice on 2 March 1965.

First isolation in the laboratory.

Filterable through Millipore 220 nm. No data. Sensitive to 1:20 ether; control titer 10, after-treatment titer 10. No hemagglutinin produced in test with infected mouse brain extracted with sucroseacetone and fluorocarbon and tested with goose erythrocytes.


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