Studies on Cyclic Passage of Yellow Fever Virus in South American Mammals and Mosquitoes

II. Marmosets (Callithrix penicillata and Leontocebus chrysomelas) in Combination with Aedes aegypti

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  • Laboratory of the Serviço de Estudos e Pesquisas sôbre a Febre Amarela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


A strain (Almada) of endemic jungle yellow fever virus was easily maintained in a continuous host-vector cycle by employing C. penicillata and L. chrysomelas as vertebrate hosts in combination with A. aegypti as insect vector.