Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Isolated from Culex nigripalpus in Trinidad

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Science  27 Nov 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3387, pp. 1471
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3387.1471


The isolation of the first strain of eastern equine encephalitis virus in Trinidad, West Indies, is described. The virus came from a pool of Culex nigripalpus mosquitoes collected from chickenbaited traps in May 1959.