Methodology in preserving field-collected flies for bluetongue virus assay.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Preliminary tests were conducted to evaluate the use of phosphate buffered saline (PBS) as a collecting medium for the preservation of flies for virus assay from our bluetongue (BT) study areas in Colorado, USA. These tests were made possible by the use of a colony of Culicoides variipennis (Coquillett) that is highly susceptible to infection with BT virus (BTV).

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jones, RH

Published Date

  • 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 178 /

Start / End Page

  • 233 - 234

PubMed ID

  • 2989857

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2989857

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-7742


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States