Volume 27, Issue 2_Part_2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


B. M. McIntosh, South African Institute for Medical Research, P.O. Box 1038, Johannesburg 2001, 5 August 1975.

Olifantsvlei (Bunyamwera Supergroup).

Isolated by B. M. McIntosh at S.A.I.M.R., Johannesburg, from 250 adult female collected 8 January 1963 with solid CO baited traps at Olifantsvlei, Johannesburg, S. Africa, Lat. 26°S, Long. 28°E. Grassland plateau, 1,500 m in elevation, with riverine reed bed at ground level. Frozen on dry ice.

Mosquitoes ground in 0.75% bovine albumin solution. Inoculated 0.02 ml ic into 2-day-old mice.

Reisolation not tried, but AR5 133 immunologically distinct from other viruses in laboratory; other isolations from mosquitoes made elsewhere in Africa.


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