eastern equine encephalitis

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eastern equine encephalitis

[¦ē·stərn ¦ē‚kwīn en‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
A mosquito-borne virus infection of horses and mules in the eastern and southern United States caused by a member of arbovirus group A.
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Epizootiology of eastern equine encephalitis virus in upstate New York, USA.
Evolutionary patterns of eastern equine encephalitis virus in North versus South America suggest ecological differences and taxonomic revision.
Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV; genus Alphavirus: family Togaviridae) is maintained in an enzootic cycle between omithophilic mosquitoes and birds.
Variation in interferon sensitivity and induction among strains of eastern equine encephalitis virus.
Estimation of amount of eastern equine encephalitis virus inoculated by infected Aedes aegypti.
A total of 619 equine serum specimens from 8 different municipalities in Barinas State were tested for VEEV and eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) antibodies by using HI (Table 1).
Previous studies of Eastern equine encephalitis virus in Ring-necked Pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) and avian leucosis virus in domestic chickens (Gallus gallus) found virus in feather pulp up to 7 days beyond detection in blood (10-12).
We describe two new rhabdoviruses that were isolated from birds during surveillance studies for WNV and Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) activity in the northeastern United States.
Eastern equine encephalitis virus and California group viruses other than trivittatus were not isolated from any of the Culiseta or Aedes pools.

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