H J van Kruiningen

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West Nile (WN) virus, a mosquito-transmitted virus native to Africa, Asia, and Europe, was isolated from two species of mosquitoes, Culex pipiens and Aedes vexans, and from brain tissues of 28 American crows, Corvus brachyrhynchos, and one Cooper's hawk, Accipiter cooperii, in Connecticut. A portion of the genome of virus isolates from four different hosts(More)
Strain UCMF(T) (T = type strain) was isolated from the conjunctiva of a European starling (Sturnus vulgaris) with conjunctivitis. Colonies grown on conventional mycoplasma agar possessed the typical fried-egg appearance observed with many mycoplasmal species. Electron micrographs of ultrathin sections of UCMF(T) revealed a pleomorphic cellular morphology;(More)
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