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


D. Metselaar, Netherlands Medical Research Centre, P. O. B. 9370, Nairobi, Kenya, 31 October 1968.


Isolated by the East African Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda, from salivary glands of adult male , caught by net on 9 August 1964 at Kimilili-Bungoma District, Kenya, Lat. 0.8° N, Long. 34.7° E. Cave on slope of Mount Elgon. Specimen stored at -70°C until inoculated into mice.

Tissues ground in 0.75% bovine-plasma albumin in PBS. Inoculated 0.05 ml ic, ip, and sc in newborn mice on 19 October 1964.

Reisolation not tried, but first and only isolation in the laboratory.

Did not pass Seitz EK filter. Filterable through Gradocol membrane APD 450 nm but not APD 200 nm. No data. Sensitive to 50% ether; control titer 10, aftertreatment titer 10.


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