oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Susceptibility of the dog tick Haemaphysalis leachii Audouin (Acarina: Ixodidae) to West Nile virus

Volume 53, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Haemaphysalis leachi, a dog tick from which West Nile (WN) virus has been isolated, was infected with WN virus at the larval and nymphal stages. It is concluded that H. leachi is unlikely to be involved in a second transmission cycle or WN virus between ticks and dogs.

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