Kwatta Virus, a New Agent Isolated from Culex Mosquitoes in Surinam

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  • Centraal Laboratorium voor de Volksgezondheid, Paramaribo, Surinam

Summary

Kwatta virus is an ether-sensitive agent isolated from Culex mosquitoes caught near Paramaribo, Surinam, in September 1964. No relationship to known arboviruses has been demonstrated.

Author Notes

Rockefeller Foundation staff member assigned to the Trinidad Regional Virus Laboratory, University of the West Indies.

With the technical assistance of Mrs. A. Arron and Miss L. Kletter.

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