Short communication: Susceptibility of Culex sitiens to Japanese encephalitis virus in peninsular Malaysia
Abstract:The susceptibility of Culex sitiens to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus was examined in the laboratory. Cx. sitiens became infected with JE virus on day 8 and subsequently it is able to transmit the virus when it takes a blood meal. Both parts of the experiment were carried out using artificial membrane feeding technique.
Document Type: Short Communication
Affiliations: Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Publication date: June 1, 2002