Mansonella ozzardi in Haiti II. Arthropod vector studies.

  title={Mansonella ozzardi in Haiti II. Arthropod vector studies.},
  author={Reed Lowrie and Christian P Raccurt},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={30 3},
The present vector studies show that the biting midge, Culicoides furens, serves as an intermediate host for Mansonella ozzardi in Haiti. A total of 3,430 C. furens were collected as they engorged on infected individuals. Under the maintenance conditions described herein, the microfilaria required 9 days to reach the infective stage. Approximately 43% of… CONTINUE READING