Identification of Dengue Viruses Using Complement Fixing Antigen Produced in Mosquitoes

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  • Pacific Research Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii 96806

Complement fixing antigen produced in male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes infected with dengue viruses can be used in conjunction with prototype immune mouse ascitic fluids to identify these viruses as to serotype.

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