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Epidemiological studies on Japanese encephalitis in Kyoto City area, Japan. IV. Natural infection in sentinel pigs

Maeda, O.; Takenokuma, K.; Karoji, Y.; Kuroda, A.; Sasaki, O.; Karaki, T.; Ishii, T.

Japanese Journal of Medical Science and Biology 31(4): 317-324


ISSN/ISBN: 0021-5112
PMID: 213633
DOI: 10.7883/yoken1952.31.317
Accession: 000367542

In studies in 1969 and 1971 in the urban area of Kyoto in Japan, sentinel pigs held in separate experimental huts were examined daily for natural infection with Japanese encephalitis virus by virus recovery from blood samples of the pigs and from adults of Culex tritaeniorhynchus summorosus Dyar that were incubated for about 7 days after feeding on the pigs, and by haemagglutination-inhibition antibody titration of blood samples.

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