Saint Louis encephalitis

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Related to Saint Louis encephalitis: Japanese Encephalitis

Saint Lou·is encephalitis

 (sānt lo͞o′ĭs)
A viral encephalitis occurring in parts of North America and transmitted by a culex mosquito.

[After Saint LouisMissouri.]
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Molecular epidemiology of Saint Louis encephalitis virus in the Brazilian Amazon: genetic divergence and dispersal.
Central North Carolina has experienced a combination of LACE, EEE, WNE, and Saint Louis encephalitis (SLE) (CDC, 2013; USGS, 2011).
It is an important vector of many pathogens including various types of human diseases such as vectors of West Nile virus (WNV), Saint Louis encephalitis in Southern United States (Foster and Walker, 2002; Gosh et al., 2012), Western Equine encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis (Goddard et al., 2002).
uexans is considered a competent to highly-efficient vector for Saint Louis encephalitis (SLE), western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE), eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), and WNV (Goddard et al.
This invading non-indigenous species should be monitored closely since it is a known vector for several viral pathogens including those responsible for West Nile fever, Saint Louis encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis and eastern equine encephalitis.
Zika virus, a mosquitoborne virus of the family Flaviviridae, is closely related to other arboviruses circulating in the Americas, including dengue, yellow fever, Saint Louis encephalitis, and West Nile viruses (1,2).
Also, yellow fever virus RNA was isolated from the urine of vaccinated persons (15), and Saint Louis encephalitis viral antigens, but not infective virus, have been detected in urine samples from infected patients (10).
* POWV/DTV-specific IgM in serum with confirmatory POWV/DTV-specific neutralizing antibodies in the same or a later serum specimen (POWV/DTV neutralizing antibody was considered specific if the titer was [greater than or equal to] 4-fold higher than the corresponding neutralizing antibody titer to West Nile virus [WNV] or Saint Louis encephalitis virus [SLEV]);
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