Preliminary observations on an apparatus for the artificial feeding of Tsetse flies

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1971
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Rogers, A.
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The benefits of feeding tsetse on blood through membranes have been indicated by various authors (Cockings, 1960; Lumsden, 1964; De Azavedo et al., 1968). Lack of disturbance of flies by the host and the avoidance of the need to maintain large host colonies are major points in favour of artificial feeding. Perhaps more important still is the fact that it circumvents the possibility of immune reactions occurring within a host in regular use. Such reactions have been observed in host animals used for feeding ticks.
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Annals Of Tropical Medicine And Parasitology, 65 (3)