susceptibility of peruvian mosquitoes to eastern equine encephalitis virus.mosquitoes were collected in the amazon basin, near iquitos, peru, and used in experimental studies to evaluate their susceptibility to strains of eastern equine encephalitis virus (eeev) that were isolated from mosquitoes captured within 20 km of iquitos. when fed on hamsters or chickens with a viremia of 4105 plaque-forming units (pfu) of eeev/ml, culex pedroi sirivanakarn and belkin, aedesfulvus (wiedemann), psorophora albigenu (peryassu), and psorophoraferox (von humboldt) were susceptible t ...200818714873
isolation of viruses from mosquitoes (diptera: culicidae) collected in the amazon basin region of part of a comprehensive study on the ecology of arthropod-borne viruses in the amazon basin region of peru, we assayed 539,694 mosquitoes captured in loreto department, peru, for arboviruses. mosquitoes were captured either by dry ice-baited miniature light traps or with aspirators while mosquitoes were landing on human collectors, identified to species, and later tested on vero cells for virus. in total, 164 virus isolations were made and included members of the alphavirus (eastern equine en ...200516366001
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