Accession Number : AD0701146

Title :   EPIZOOTIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN MUSKRAT POPULATION IN NOVOSIBIRSK OBLAST IN 1964-1965,

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

Personal Author(s) : Maksimov,A. A. ; Vladimirskii,M. G. ; Merzlyakova,E. P.

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : According to the plan of co-ordinated investigation into the arbovirus problem a study of epizcotiological conditions in Novosibirsk Oblast was made. Muskrats were the main subject of investigation. Since these animals are easily infected and perish on a large scale from Omsk hemorrhagic fever (CHF), they elucidate the epizootiological background of this infection in an area. Great epizootics of the muskrat took place in the Novosibirsk region in 1963. As a result of it the number of the muskrat was dispersed and low. An increase in the number of this species was observed only in some localities in 1964-1965. During this period there were no severe epizootics.

Descriptors :   (*RODENTS, DISTRIBUTION), (*ARBOVIRUSES, RODENTS), OMSK VIRUS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ECOLOGY, USSR, LAKES

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE