Japanese encephalitis virus from pigs and mosquitoes in Jakarta, Indonesia

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1975;69(5-6):477-9. doi: 10.1016/0035-9203(75)90102-9.


Japanese encephalitis virus was isolated from 11 pools of Culex tritaeniorhynchus and a single pool of C. gelidus mosquitoes at a pig-raising area near Jakarta, West Java, Indonesia, during 1972-74. Ten sentinel pigs placed in the area all developed haemagglutination-inhibition antibodies against Japanese encephalitis and the virus was isolated from the blood of 3.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Antibodies, Viral / analysis
  • Culicidae / microbiology*
  • Encephalitis Virus, Japanese / immunology
  • Encephalitis Virus, Japanese / isolation & purification*
  • Female
  • Indonesia
  • Swine / microbiology*


  • Antibodies, Viral