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Tick-borne viruses of West Pakistan. IV. Viruses similar to or identical with, Crimean hemorrhagic fever (Congo-Semunya) , Wad Medani and Pak Argas 461 isolated from ticks of the Changa Manga Forest, Lahore District, and of Hunza, Gilgit Agency, W. Pakistan

Begum, F.; Wisseman, C.L.; Casals, J.

American Journal of Epidemiology 92(3): 197-202

1970


ISSN/ISBN: 0002-9262
PMID: 5458948
Accession: 014782026

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The following is based partly on the authors' abstract of this fourth part of a series. Four strains of virus were isolated from ticks from the Changa Manga Forest area of Lahore District, Pakistan. Serological tests showed that there were three distinct arthropod-borne viruses. Two of these were strains of Wad Medani and Crimean haemorrhagic fever viruses and the third resembled a virus previously isolated from Argasid ticks in the same forest area.

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