Accession Number : AD0700018

Title :   VIROLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS ON BLOODSUCKING MOSQUITOES IN OMSK HEMORRHAGIC FEVER FOREST-STEPPE FOCI,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Netskii,G. I. ; Fedorova,T. N. ; Alifanov,V. I. ; Volynets,L. V.

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Eight strains of virus of Omsk hemorrhagic fever (OHF) were isolated from Mansonia richiardii, Aedes excrucians and Aedes flavescens in the foci of OHF. Blood-sucking mosquitoes may be considered as a possible source of bird immunisation in the forest-steppe foci of OHF. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CULICIDAE, *ARBOVIRUSES), (*FEVERS, HEMORRHAGE), DISEASE VECTORS, BIRDS, VIRUS DISEASES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, DISTRIBUTION, RODENTS, USSR

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE