Jan 1, 1975

Isolations in a mosquito (Aedes pseudoscutellaris) cell line (Mos. 61) of yellow fever virus strains from original field material

Intervirology
M G VarmaP H Peralta

Abstract

A simple, rapid and inexpensive method of isolating yellow fever (YF) virus from naturally infected mosquitoes, human liver and the serum of a sentinel monkey by inoculation of a continuous line of mosquito cells is described. The mosquito cells were more sensitive than suckling mice and marginally better than Vero cells for primary isolation. This is the first time that mosquito cells have been successfully used for primary isolation of YF virus from field material.

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Cytopathogenic Effect, Viral
Aedes pseudoscutellaris
Blood
Yellow fever virus
Sentinel
Anthropoidea
Use-Effectiveness
Culicidae
Yellow Fever
Vero Cells

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