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 (11), unspecified California serogroup (six), and eastern equine encephalitis (five).
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.
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(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).
This project was part of the state's efforts to combat the threat of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a deadly disease carried by infected mosquitoes that has recently shown potential to spread to the human population.
With Eastern Equine Encephalitis still around--another nasty mosquito-borne disease--and the possibility that climate change will bring us more arboviruses (viruses spread by biting critters) that are currently limited to warm-weather areas, public health officials don't want us to think they're blowing the mosquito all-clear.
Evidence incriminating Coquillettidia perturbans (Diptera: Culicidae) as an epizootic vector of eastern equine encephalitis. Isolation of EEE virus from Cq.
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.
Since, genetic conservation of CHIK V is being maintained only between human and peridomestic mosquitoes, a high degree of sequence conservation is observed within several other group of alphaviruses, e.g., 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.

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