Isolation of Japanese encephalitis virus from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea, 1997-1998.

@article{Johansen2000IsolationOJ,
  title={Isolation of Japanese encephalitis virus from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea, 1997-1998.},
  author={Cheryl A. Johansen and Andrew F van den Hurk and Scott A. Ritchie and Paul Zborowski and Debra J Nisbet and Raymond Paru and Moses John Bockarie and J Macdonald and Alexander C Drew and Tatiana Khromykh and John S. Mackenzie},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={631-8}
}
After Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus emerged in the Torres Strait in Australia in 1995, investigations were initiated into the origin of the incursion. New Guinea was considered the most likely source, given its proximity to islands of the Torres Strait. Almost 400,000 adult mosquitoes were processed for virus isolation from 26 locations in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) between February 1996 and February 1998, yielding three isolates of JE virus. Two isolates of Murray Valley… CONTINUE READING

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