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Articles by Shannon L. Finan in JoVE
Detection of Infectious Virus from Field-collected Mosquitoes by Vero Cell Culture Assay Philip M. Armstrong1, Theodore G. Andreadis1, Shannon L. Finan1, John J. Shepard1, Michael C. Thomas1 1Center for Vector Biology and Zoonotic Diseases, Department of Environmental Sciences, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station We describe a method to process and screen field-collected mosquitoes for a diversity of viruses by Vero cell culture assay. By employing this technique, we have detected 9 different viruses from 4 taxonomic families in mosquitoes collected in Connecticut.