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


O. Tomori, Virus Research Laboratory, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 27 March 1975.


Isolated by M. C. Williams and J. P. Woodall at East African Research Institute, Entebbe, from pool of 13 engorged, adult female mosquitoes collected with human bait on 7-8 September 1959 at Orungo, Teso district, Uganda, Lat. 2°03'N, Long. 33°28'E. Low open savannah, 3,500 ft above sea level, inside huts. Held 2-3 days until blood meal digested, then frozen in electric freezer.

Mosquitoes ground in phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 0.75% bovine albumin. Inoculated 0.02 ml ic in 1-day-old mice in October 1959.

Reisolation not tried, but first virus of this type in the laboratory.


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