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長崎県大村市内における犬糸状虫の浸淫状況と伝搬蚊に関する研究 : 2.自然界における伝搬蚊


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Title: 長崎県大村市内における犬糸状虫の浸淫状況と伝搬蚊に関する研究 : 2.自然界における伝搬蚊
Other Titles: Studies on the filarial prevalence among dogs and the mosquito vectors in Omura City, Nagasaki Prefecture : 2. On the vector mosquitoes of the canine heartworm
Authors: 末永, 斂
Authors (alternative): Suenaga, Osamu
Issue Date: 25-Mar-1975
Publisher: 長崎大学熱帯医学研究所 / Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Citation: 熱帯医学 Tropical medicine 17(1). p35-40, 1975
Abstract: To determine the vector mosquitoes of Dirofilaria immitis in Omura City, Western Japan, a field survey was made from June to September, 1973. Microfilarial infections were found in 43.2% of the house dogs examined. Though 9 species of mosquitoes were collected by a light trap at four stations and a dog-baited-trap at one station in the area, Culex pipiens pallens and Aedes albopictus were predominant species. All the female mosquitoes collected were dissected to examine the filarial larvae in their body. Of 2093 mosquitoes examined, natural infections with developing and mature filarial larvae were found in 51 (5.9%) of Culex pipiens pallens, 13 (1.8%) of Aedes albopictus, 1 (0.5%) of Anopheles sinensis and 1 (1.1%) of Culex tritaeniorhynchus summorosus. Infective larvae were found in only 5 (0.6%) of C. p. pallens. From the results mentioned above, C. p. pallens would be the most important vector of this parasite and Ae. albopictus may be the next important vector in the City.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4177
ISSN: 03855643
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Appears in Collections:Volume 17, No. 1

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4177

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