Serotyping of Dengue Viruses by an Immune Adherence Hemagglutination Test

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  • Central Virus Diagnostic Laboratory, National Institute of Health, Pacific Research Unit, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, Musashimurayama-shi, Tokyo, 190-12, Japan

An immune adherence hemagglutination test was used to type dengue viruses grown in LLC-MK2 cells and whole mosquitoes. The test was found to be more sensitive than the complement fixation test for that purpose.