eastern equine encephalitis


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Related to eastern equine encephalitis: West Nile virus, Western equine encephalitis

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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Experimental transmission of eastern equine encephalitis virus by Ochlerotatusj, japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Seven cases of eastern equine encephalitis virus disease were reported from five states (Georgia, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, and North Carolina); all were neuroinvasive disease.
The CDC advises health care providers to be aware of the risk of Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) "even in areas that have not previously had much activity."
The military tried to utilize ticks and other insects to carry harmful diseases, such as plague, tularemia, Q fever, Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever and Eastern equine encephalitis.
Louis encephalitis (23), Jamestown Canyon virus (11), Powassan virus (seven), eastern equine encephalitis virus (six), unspecific California serogroup virus (four), and Cache Valley virus (one).
The Zika virus may be grabbing all the headlines right now but a different mosquito-borne disease called the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) has (http://wate.com/2016/08/02/west-tennessee-horse-dies-of-mosquito-borne-virus-also-deadly-to-humans/) appeared in Tennessee.
Administration officials say Massachusetts is already feeling the effects of climate change, including five major storms since 2010, a significant rise in Eastern Equine Encephalitis in mosquitoes that led to aerial spraying in 2012, and the 2013 closure of oyster beds for the first time in state history because of the bacterium vibrio parahaemolyticus.
Results of initial arboviral serologic testing and POWV RT-PCR on CSF from 2 patients, performed at Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, New York, USA * Test result, month Test Patient 1, 2009 West Nile virus IgM ELISA Nonreactive, Feb Eastern equine encephalitis virus IgG IFA <16, Feb Western equine encephalitis virus IgG IFA <16, Feb California serogroup IgG IFA <16, Feb St.
Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is spread by mosquitoes and can affect horses, as well as humans.
Louis encephalitis virus (10), Powassan virus (8), and Eastern equine encephalitis virus (8).

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