oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Viruses isolated from Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) caught at the veterinary research farm, Mazowe, Zimbabwe

Volume 48, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Samples of Culicoides midges were caught each month for I I months at the veterinary research farm near Harare. The insects were most abundant in the wet season and the spring. Akabane, Nyabira, African horsesickness, blue tong and Ephemeral fever viruses were isolated from various Culicoides midges.

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