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Evaluation of the House Fly Musca domestica as a Mechanical Vector for an Anthrax

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Number of CFU/ml of B. anthracis detected in fly spots.

Flies were brought into contact with an anthrax-infected rabbit carcass for 2 h (Group A), 4 h (Group B), 6 h (Group C,) and 8 h (Group D), respectively. Spots were examined every 2 h, for 24 h after the infective feed. Data are means of 4 independent experiments.

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