By Everard L. Napier, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. (Lond.). In charge Kala-azar research, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. Second edition. 185 pages of text with 15 charts in the text, 18 plates, and an appendix of references to literature, author index and subject index. Oxford University Press. London, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, 1927
The colonized midge, Culicoides variipennis, is shown to be a competent laboratory host for the Amazon form of Mansonella ozzardi. It raises the possibility that certain Culicoides spp. in the Amazon region may support development of the parasite and possibly play a role in the natural transmission cycle.