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Volume 9, Number 1—January 2003

Research

Natural Enzootic Vectors of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus in the Magdalena Valley, Colombia

Cristina Ferro*, Jorge Boshell*, Abelardo C. Moncayo†, Marta Gonzalez*, Marta L. Ahumada*, Wenli Kang†, and Scott C. Weaver†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Instituto Nacional de Salud, Bogota, Colombia; †University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

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Table 1

Mosquito collections from hamster-baited trap no. 164

April 8, 1999 April 9, 1999 April 10, 1999
Species
Fraction of pools positive
Pool titers
Species
Fraction of pools positive
Pool titers
Species
Fraction of pools positive
Pool titers
Culex (Melanoconion) pedroi 0/1 NTa Cx. (Mel.) pedroi 1/1 3.3 Cx. (Mel.) pedroi 1/1 5.9
Cx. (Mel.) spissipes 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) spissipes 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) spissipes 1/1 4.7
Cx. (Mel.) vomerifer 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) crybda 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) ferreri 1/1 4.8
Cx. (Mel.) adamesi 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) vomeriferb 1/1 5.8 Cx. (Mel.) vomerifer 1/1 5.5
Aedes serratus 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) adamesi 0/1 NT Cx. (Mel.) adamesi 1/1 5.1
Cx. (Cx.) nigripalpus 0/1 NT Ae. serratus 1/1 <2 Ae. serratus 1/1 5.2
Cx. (Ae.) amazonensis 0/1 NT Cx. (Cx.) nigripalpus 0/1 NT Cx. (Cx.) nigripalpus 1/1 5.2
Coquilletidia venezuelensis 0/1 NT Cx. (Ae.) amazonensis 0/1 NT Cx. (Ae.) amazonensis 1/1 4.9
Ae. fulvus 0/1 NT Ae. fulvus 0/1 NT Cx (Ae.) accelerans 1/1 4.5
Mansonia titillans 1/1 5.2

aNT, not tested.

bIncriminated vector pool.

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