1921
Volume 28, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

Entomological studies were carried out during a dengue hemorrhagic fever epidemic in Central Java in December 1976. Both and were widely distributed in Bantul, but the latter species was more abundant. Comparative studies on the vector competence of the two species showed that had a higher susceptibility than to oral infection with all four dengue serotypes. The two species were equally competent in transmitting the Bantul strain of dengue 3 virus after parenteral infection. The data suggest that could have been an important vector in this epidemic, but no direct observations were obtained to define the respective contribution of either or .

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1979-07-01
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  • Accepted : 29 Jan 1979

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