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Title: Sensilla Ampullacea on the Antennae of Culicoides Paraensis (Goeldi, 1905) with notes on other Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Authors: Felippe-Bauer, Maria Luiza
Bauer, Pierre Georges
Affilliation: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Departamento de Entomologia. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Departamento de Virologia. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Abstract: For the first time in Brazil it was investigated the occurrence of IgM anti-PGL-1 in the sera of household contacts of leprozy patients using the ELISA methodology. The sera of the multipatients. It was observed a high subclinical infection incidence among household contacts (19.4%). The percentage of leprosy development was 5% (1/21) among the seropositive contact group. This finding suggests that serology could be useful as prognostic test, but for better definition is necessary to tet a population from endemic area for long period time.
Keywords: Culicoides paraensis
Sensilla Ampullacea
Antennae of insects
keywords: Culicoides paraensis
Sensilla Ampullacea
Antenas de insetos
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Citation: FELIPPE-BAUER, Maria Luiza; BAUER, Pierre Georges. Sensilla ampullacea on the antennae of culicoides paraensis (Goeldi, 1905) with notes on other Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, v. 85, n. 2, p. 235-237, Apr./June 1990.
DOI: 10.1590/S0074-02761990000200015
ISSN: 0074-0206
Copyright: open access
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