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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Viral Surveillance during the 2006 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Natrona County, Wyoming

Authors
item Reeves, Will
item Bennett, Kristine
item Drolet, Barbara

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: February 19, 2008
Publication Date: February 19, 2008
Citation: Reeves, W.K., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Viral Surveillance during the 2006 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak in Natrona Co., WY. Meeting Abstract.

Technical Abstract: In 2006, we collected 12203 biting flies from a vesicular stomatitis outbreak in Natrona County, Wyoming. Flies were identified to the species level and viruses were isolated and identified by RT-PCR. We detected vesicular stomatitis virus-New Jersey serotype in two pools of Simulium bivittatum, West Nile virus in a pool of Culex tarsalis, and bluetongue virus in a pool of Culicoides sonorensis.

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