Screening of some British simuliids for susceptibility to experimentalOnchocerca lienalis infection

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Ten species ofSimulium from Britain were tested for susceptibility toOnchocerca lienalis infection by intrathoracic injection of microfilariae recovered from the skin of cattle at slaughter. All of the species examined supported development of a proportion of the microfilariae to third-stage larvae, but this was greatest at 53% inS. ornatum s.l., which is a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00927425

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@article{Ham1983ScreeningOS, title={Screening of some British simuliids for susceptibility to experimentalOnchocerca lienalis infection}, author={P. J. Ham and Albert Edward Bianco}, journal={Zeitschrift f{\"{u}r Parasitenkunde}, year={1983}, volume={69}, pages={765-772} }