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


O. R. Causey, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 13 March 1969.


Isolated by the Ibadan Virus Laboratory at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, from serum of an adult bovine collected 26 April 1965 at a slaughterhouse in Ibadan, Lat. 7° 20′ N, Long. 3° 50′ E. No data. Serum inoculated in mice on day of collection.

Serum diluted in bovalbumin solution. Inoculated 0.02 ml ic in 3-day-old mice on 26 April 1965.

Virus reisolated.

Filterable through Seitz EK. No data. Sensitive to 1:100 chloroform; control titer 10, after-treatment titer ≤10. Hemagglutinin produced in tests with infected suckling mouse brain extracted with sucrose-acetone, treated by sonication, and tested with goose erythrocytes at pH 6.4–6.6. Optimal pH 6.4 at room temperature.

Sango virus found to be related to the Simbu virus by CF.


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