Taxonomy: f. Muscidae
Animal: Glossina morsitans (epidemiology) 2.jpg
(Tsetse flies) Latex agglutination test in the field. Test developed by P Boreham and colleagues to identify the animals on which blood sucking insects feed in order to study the epidemiology of blood borne diseases in 1968-1979. (see Boorman J et al 1977 Bull Ent Res 67:305-311; Boreham PFL 1988 DSc thesis - copies are held at QIMR and the library of the Imperial College London) A prototype of latex agglutination blood meal identification test kit is held in the Science Museum London E2005.61.1 SCM Clinical Diagnosis

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