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
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.