Journal article

Host preferences of tabanid flies based on identification of blood meals by ELISA

MO Muzari, GW Burgess, LF Skerratt, RE Jones, TL Duran

Veterinary Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2010

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful to Oonoonba Veterinary Research Institute, Heleen Downs Estates, Jaymie and Alex Raines, Wayne Krowe's family and Lee Berger for availing their properties for tabanid trapping as well as taking great care of the traps during the study. We also thank Dr Jan Smith and Dr Andrew van den Hurk for valuable advice on ELISA techniques and Dr Stephen Garland for helpful comments on earlier drafts of the manuscript. Research funding received from the Australian Biosecurity CRC and James Cook University was greatly appreciated.