Eastern equine encephalitis


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Eastern equine encephalitis

n. Abbr. EEE
Encephalitis that is caused by a mosquito-borne virus and affects humans, horses, and some bird species. It occurs in small epidemics in the eastern United States and is seen in other parts of North and South America.
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Louis encephalitis virus (eight), eastern equine encephalitis virus (seven), and unspecified California serogroup virus (three).
Most people who are infected with eastern equine encephalitis show no symptoms, but a few develop mild flu-like symptoms.
These diseases are malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, West Nile virus, Zika virus, and eastern equine encephalitis, to name a few.
Trailing far behind are eastern equine encephalitis virus at 0.
2) Pertinent negative findings include negative findings for bacterial cultures, viral cultures, special stains for fungi and bacteria and negative PCR results for 2 recognized causes of encephalitis in New Hampshire (West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis viruses).
Evidence incriminating Coquillettidia perturbans (Diptera: Culicidae) as an epizootic vector of eastern equine encephalitis.
Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), and West Nile virus (WNV), in crested caracaras (Caracara cheriway; n = 80) in Florida from 2007 to 2008.
North American Eastern equine encephalitis virus (13,14), Highlands J virus from North America (15), Western equine encephalitis virus (16) and Sindbis virus (17).
The virus - known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis or Triple E - is regarded as one of the most serious mosquito-borne diseases on the North American continent.
He spent the last few days fishing on the Saco river, unaware there had been two confirmed cases of Triple E - eastern equine encephalitis - there this summer.
A recent article on Eastern equine encephalitis virus stated: "Given that EEEV, like malaria and dengue, is caused by a virus, there is no specific treatment .
Four cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis were confirmed in Massachusetts as of late September, and two, including one in a 5-year-old child--have been fatal, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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