A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), which is the etiological agent of Japanese encephalitis found in Asia, southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)
A species of ALPHAVIRUS that is the etiologic agent of encephalomyelitis in humans and equines. It is seen most commonly in parts of Central and South America.
A subgroup of the genus FLAVIVIRUS that causes encephalitis and hemorrhagic fevers and is found in eastern and western Europe and the former Soviet Union. It is transmitted by TICKS and there is an associated milk-borne transmission from viremic cattle, goats, and sheep.
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), which is the etiologic agent of ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS in the United States, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
A collection of single-stranded RNA viruses scattered across the Bunyaviridae, Flaviviridae, and Togaviridae families whose common property is the ability to induce encephalitic conditions in infected hosts.
Inflammation of the BRAIN due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections (see ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL) are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.
A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing encephalomyelitis in Equidae and humans. The virus ranges along the Atlantic seaboard of the United States and Canada and as far south as the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. Infections in horses show a mortality of up to 90 percent and in humans as high as 80 percent in epidemics.
A species of ALPHAVIRUS that is the etiologic agent of encephalomyelitis in humans and equines in the United States, southern Canada, and parts of South America.
Inflammation of brain parenchymal tissue as a result of viral infection. Encephalitis may occur as primary or secondary manifestation of TOGAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; HERPESVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ADENOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; FLAVIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PICORNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PARAMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; and ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS.
A viral encephalitis caused by the St. Louis encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, ST. LOUIS), a FLAVIVIRUS. It is transmitted to humans and other vertebrates primarily by mosquitoes of the genus CULEX. The primary animal vectors are wild birds and the disorder is endemic to the midwestern and southeastern United States. Infections may be limited to an influenza-like illness or present as an ASEPTIC MENINGITIS or ENCEPHALITIS. Clinical manifestations of the encephalitic presentation may include SEIZURES, lethargy, MYOCLONUS, focal neurologic signs, COMA, and DEATH. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p750)
A form of arboviral encephalitis endemic to Central America and the northern latitudes of South America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, VENEZUELAN EQUINE) is transmitted to humans and horses via the bite of several mosquito species. Human viral infection may be asymptomatic or remain restricted to a mild influenza-like illness. Encephalitis, usually not severe, occurs in a small percentage of cases and may rarely feature SEIZURES and COMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), found in Australia and New Guinea. It causes a fulminating viremia resembling Japanese encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE).
Infections of the brain caused by arthropod-borne viruses (i.e., arboviruses) primarily from the families TOGAVIRIDAE; FLAVIVIRIDAE; BUNYAVIRIDAE; REOVIRIDAE; and RHABDOVIRIDAE. Life cycles of these viruses are characterized by ZOONOSES, with birds and lower mammals serving as intermediate hosts. The virus is transmitted to humans by the bite of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) or TICKS. Clinical manifestations include fever, headache, alterations of mentation, focal neurologic deficits, and COMA. (From Clin Microbiol Rev 1994 Jan;7(1):89-116; Walton, Brain's Diseases of the Nervous System, 10th ed, p321)
Encephalitis caused by neurotropic viruses that are transmitted via the bite of TICKS. In Europe, the diseases are caused by ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, TICK-BORNE, which give rise to Russian spring-summer encephalitis, central European encephalitis, louping ill encephalitis, and related disorders. Powassan encephalitis occurs in North America and Russia and is caused by the Powassan virus. ASEPTIC MENINGITIS and rarely encephalitis may complicate COLORADO TICK FEVER which is endemic to mountainous regions of the western United States. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp14-5)
A group of ALPHAVIRUS INFECTIONS which affect horses and man, transmitted via the bites of mosquitoes. Disorders in this category are endemic to regions of South America and North America. In humans, clinical manifestations vary with the type of infection, and range from a mild influenza-like syndrome to a fulminant encephalitis. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp8-10)
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE).
A genus of FLAVIVIRIDAE containing several subgroups and many species. Most are arboviruses transmitted by mosquitoes or ticks. The type species is YELLOW FEVER VIRUS.
A subgroup of the genus FLAVIVIRUS which comprises a number of viral species that are the etiologic agents of human encephalitis in many different geographical regions. These include Japanese encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE), St. Louis encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, ST. LOUIS), Murray Valley encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, MURRAY VALLEY), and WEST NILE VIRUS.
A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the LIMBIC SYSTEM. Clinical features include HALLUCINATIONS, loss of EPISODIC MEMORY; ANOSMIA; AGEUSIA; TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY; DEMENTIA; and affective disturbance (depression). Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (e.g., anti-Hu; anti-Yo; anti-Ri; and anti-Ma2) and small cell lung carcinomas or testicular carcinoma are frequently associated with this syndrome.
An acute (or rarely chronic) inflammatory process of the brain caused by SIMPLEXVIRUS infections which may be fatal. The majority of infections are caused by human herpesvirus 1 (HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN) and less often by human herpesvirus 2 (HERPESVIRUS 2, HUMAN). Clinical manifestations include FEVER; HEADACHE; SEIZURES; HALLUCINATIONS; behavioral alterations; APHASIA; hemiparesis; and COMA. Pathologically, the condition is marked by a hemorrhagic necrosis involving the medial and inferior TEMPORAL LOBE and orbital regions of the FRONTAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp751-4)
A family of the order DIPTERA that comprises the mosquitoes. The larval stages are aquatic, and the adults can be recognized by the characteristic WINGS, ANIMAL venation, the scales along the wing veins, and the long proboscis. Many species are of particular medical importance.
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE). It can infect birds and mammals. In humans, it is seen most frequently in Africa, Asia, and Europe presenting as a silent infection or undifferentiated fever (WEST NILE FEVER). The virus appeared in North America for the first time in 1999. It is transmitted mainly by CULEX spp mosquitoes which feed primarily on birds, but it can also be carried by the Asian Tiger mosquito, AEDES albopictus, which feeds mainly on mammals.
A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)
Infections with viruses of the genus FLAVIVIRUS, family FLAVIVIRIDAE.
A species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus ovine-caprine lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, OVINE-CAPRINE), closely related to VISNA-MAEDI VIRUS and causing acute encephalomyelitis; chronic arthritis; PNEUMONIA; MASTITIS; and GLOMERULONEPHRITIS in goats. It is transmitted mainly in the colostrum and milk.
A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) commonly found in tropical regions. Species of this genus are vectors for ST. LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS as well as many other diseases of man and domestic and wild animals.
Immunoglobulins produced in response to VIRAL ANTIGENS.
The process of intracellular viral multiplication, consisting of the synthesis of PROTEINS; NUCLEIC ACIDS; and sometimes LIPIDS, and their assembly into a new infectious particle.
Diseases of domestic and wild horses of the species Equus caballus.
Process of growing viruses in live animals, plants, or cultured cells.
A CELL LINE derived from the kidney of the African green (vervet) monkey, (CERCOPITHECUS AETHIOPS) used primarily in virus replication studies and plaque assays.
The type species of ALPHAVIRUS normally transmitted to birds by CULEX mosquitoes in Egypt, South Africa, India, Malaya, the Philippines, and Australia. It may be associated with fever in humans. Serotypes (differing by less than 17% in nucleotide sequence) include Babanki, Kyzylagach, and Ockelbo viruses.
Ribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.
A genus of TOGAVIRIDAE, also known as Group A arboviruses, serologically related to each other but not to other Togaviridae. The viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes. The type species is the SINDBIS VIRUS.
Suspensions of attenuated or killed viruses administered for the prevention or treatment of infectious viral disease.
A mosquito-borne viral illness caused by the WEST NILE VIRUS, a FLAVIVIRUS and endemic to regions of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Common clinical features include HEADACHE; FEVER; maculopapular rash; gastrointestinal symptoms; and lymphadenopathy. MENINGITIS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MYELITIS may also occur. The disease may occasionally be fatal or leave survivors with residual neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13; Lancet 1998 Sep 5;352(9130):767-71)
Viruses whose genetic material is RNA.
A species of CERCOPITHECUS containing three subspecies: C. tantalus, C. pygerythrus, and C. sabeus. They are found in the forests and savannah of Africa. The African green monkey (C. pygerythrus) is the natural host of SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and is used in AIDS research.
The measurement of infection-blocking titer of ANTISERA by testing a series of dilutions for a given virus-antiserum interaction end-point, which is generally the dilution at which tissue cultures inoculated with the serum-virus mixtures demonstrate cytopathology (CPE) or the dilution at which 50% of test animals injected with serum-virus mixtures show infectivity (ID50) or die (LD50).
Method for measuring viral infectivity and multiplication in CULTURED CELLS. Clear lysed areas or plaques develop as the VIRAL PARTICLES are released from the infected cells during incubation. With some VIRUSES, the cells are killed by a cytopathic effect; with others, the infected cells are not killed but can be detected by their hemadsorptive ability. Sometimes the plaque cells contain VIRAL ANTIGENS which can be measured by IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE.
The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.
Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.
Arthropod-borne viruses. A non-taxonomic designation for viruses that can replicate in both vertebrate hosts and arthropod vectors. Included are some members of the following families: ARENAVIRIDAE; BUNYAVIRIDAE; REOVIRIDAE; TOGAVIRIDAE; and FLAVIVIRIDAE. (From Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed)
Layers of protein which surround the capsid in animal viruses with tubular nucleocapsids. The envelope consists of an inner layer of lipids and virus specified proteins also called membrane or matrix proteins. The outer layer consists of one or more types of morphological subunits called peplomers which project from the viral envelope; this layer always consists of glycoproteins.
A subfamily in the family MURIDAE, comprising the hamsters. Four of the more common genera are Cricetus, CRICETULUS; MESOCRICETUS; and PHODOPUS.
Substances elaborated by viruses that have antigenic activity.
A species in the ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE. Serotypes are found in temperate and arctic regions and each is closely associated with a single species of vector mosquito. The vertebrate hosts are usually small mammals but several serotypes infect humans.
A viral infection of the brain caused by serotypes of California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA) transmitted to humans by the mosquito AEDES triseriatus. The majority of cases are caused by the LA CROSSE VIRUS. This condition is endemic to the midwestern United States and primarily affects children between 5-10 years of age. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; VOMITING; HEADACHE; and abdominal pain followed by SEIZURES, altered mentation, and focal neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13)
Specific molecular components of the cell capable of recognizing and interacting with a virus, and which, after binding it, are capable of generating some signal that initiates the chain of events leading to the biological response.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
The assembly of VIRAL STRUCTURAL PROTEINS and nucleic acid (VIRAL DNA or VIRAL RNA) to form a VIRUS PARTICLE.
Disorder characterized by symptoms of CATATONIA; HYPOVENTILATION; DYSKINESIAS; ENCEPHALITIS; and SEIZURES followed by a reduced CONSCIOUSNESS. It is often followed by a viral-like prodrome. Many cases are self-limiting and respond well to IMMUNOMODULATORY THERAPIES against the NMDA RECEPTORS antibodies.
Serologic tests in which a known quantity of antigen is added to the serum prior to the addition of a red cell suspension. Reaction result is expressed as the smallest amount of antigen which causes complete inhibition of hemagglutination.
Proteins encoded by a VIRAL GENOME that are produced in the organisms they infect, but not packaged into the VIRUS PARTICLES. Some of these proteins may play roles within the infected cell during VIRUS REPLICATION or act in regulation of virus replication or VIRUS ASSEMBLY.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of microorganisms or viruses as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the organism to invade the tissues of the host. The pathogenic capacity of an organism is determined by its VIRULENCE FACTORS.
A form of arboviral encephalitis (which primarily affects horses) endemic to western and central regions of NORTH AMERICA. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, WESTERN EQUINE) may be transferred to humans via the bite of mosquitoes (CULEX tarsalis and others). Clinical manifestations include headache and influenza-like symptoms followed by alterations in mentation, SEIZURES, and COMA. DEATH occurs in a minority of cases. Survivors may recover fully or be left with residual neurologic dysfunction, including PARKINSONISM, POSTENCEPHALITIC. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp8-9)
Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
A general term for diseases produced by viruses.
Viruses which lack a complete genome so that they cannot completely replicate or cannot form a protein coat. Some are host-dependent defectives, meaning they can replicate only in cell systems which provide the particular genetic function which they lack. Others, called SATELLITE VIRUSES, are able to replicate only when their genetic defect is complemented by a helper virus.
Proteins found in any species of virus.
Live vaccines prepared from microorganisms which have undergone physical adaptation (e.g., by radiation or temperature conditioning) or serial passage in laboratory animal hosts or infected tissue/cell cultures, in order to produce avirulent mutant strains capable of inducing protective immunity.
Diseases of birds not considered poultry, therefore usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild. The concept is differentiated from POULTRY DISEASES which is for birds raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption, and usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc.
Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.
The expelling of virus particles from the body. Important routes include the respiratory tract, genital tract, and intestinal tract. Virus shedding is an important means of vertical transmission (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL).
Infections caused by arthropod-borne viruses, general or unspecified.
Virus diseases caused by the Lentivirus genus. They are multi-organ diseases characterized by long incubation periods and persistent infection.
Created as a republic in 1918 by Czechs and Slovaks from territories formerly part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The country split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia 1 January 1993.
The type species of MORBILLIVIRUS and the cause of the highly infectious human disease MEASLES, which affects mostly children.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS originally isolated from Rhesus monkey kidney tissue. It produces malignancy in human and newborn hamster kidney cell cultures.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Visible morphologic changes in cells infected with viruses. It includes shutdown of cellular RNA and protein synthesis, cell fusion, release of lysosomal enzymes, changes in cell membrane permeability, diffuse changes in intracellular structures, presence of viral inclusion bodies, and chromosomal aberrations. It excludes malignant transformation, which is CELL TRANSFORMATION, VIRAL. Viral cytopathogenic effects provide a valuable method for identifying and classifying the infecting viruses.
Viruses parasitic on plants higher than bacteria.
Diseases of the domestic or wild goat of the genus Capra.
The type species of LYSSAVIRUS causing rabies in humans and other animals. Transmission is mostly by animal bites through saliva. The virus is neurotropic multiplying in neurons and myotubes of vertebrates.
The type species of the FLAVIVIRUS genus. Principal vector transmission to humans is by AEDES spp. mosquitoes.
The infective system of a virus, composed of the viral genome, a protein core, and a protein coat called a capsid, which may be naked or enclosed in a lipoprotein envelope called the peplos.
Viruses whose nucleic acid is DNA.
The presence of viruses in the blood.
Any DNA sequence capable of independent replication or a molecule that possesses a REPLICATION ORIGIN and which is therefore potentially capable of being replicated in a suitable cell. (Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) frequently found in tropical and subtropical regions. YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE are two of the diseases that can be transmitted by species of this genus.
The functional hereditary units of VIRUSES.
Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of VIRUS DISEASES. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.
A species of the genus FLAVIVIRUS which causes an acute febrile and sometimes hemorrhagic disease in man. Dengue is mosquito-borne and four serotypes are known.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS with the surface proteins hemagglutinin 1 and neuraminidase 1. The H1N1 subtype was responsible for the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with DENGUE VIRUS. It is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. SEVERE DENGUE is a more virulent form of dengue.
An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.
A family of proteins that promote unwinding of RNA during splicing and translation.
Viral proteins that are components of the mature assembled VIRUS PARTICLES. They may include nucleocapsid core proteins (gag proteins), enzymes packaged within the virus particle (pol proteins), and membrane components (env proteins). These do not include the proteins encoded in the VIRAL GENOME that are produced in infected cells but which are not packaged in the mature virus particle,i.e. the so called non-structural proteins (VIRAL NONSTRUCTURAL PROTEINS).
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.
A genus of mosquitoes in the family CULICIDAE. A large number of the species are found in the neotropical part of the Americas.
Agglutination of ERYTHROCYTES by a virus.
Inactivation of viruses by non-immune related techniques. They include extremes of pH, HEAT treatment, ultraviolet radiation, IONIZING RADIATION; DESICCATION; ANTISEPTICS; DISINFECTANTS; organic solvents, and DETERGENTS.
The binding of virus particles to receptors on the host cell surface. For enveloped viruses, the virion ligand is usually a surface glycoprotein as is the cellular receptor. For non-enveloped viruses, the virus CAPSID serves as the ligand.
Infections of the BRAIN caused by the protozoan TOXOPLASMA gondii that primarily arise in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES (see also AIDS-RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS). The infection may involve the brain diffusely or form discrete abscesses. Clinical manifestations include SEIZURES, altered mentation, headache, focal neurologic deficits, and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch27, pp41-3)
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
The mechanism by which latent viruses, such as genetically transmitted tumor viruses (PROVIRUSES) or PROPHAGES of lysogenic bacteria, are induced to replicate and then released as infectious viruses. It may be effected by various endogenous and exogenous stimuli, including B-cell LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDES, glucocorticoid hormones, halogenated pyrimidines, IONIZING RADIATION, ultraviolet light, and superinfecting viruses.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 3 and neuraminidase 2. The H3N2 subtype was responsible for the Hong Kong flu pandemic of 1968.
The type species of the genus ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS which causes human HEPATITIS B and is also apparently a causal agent in human HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA. The Dane particle is an intact hepatitis virion, named after its discoverer. Non-infectious spherical and tubular particles are also seen in the serum.
Serological reactions in which an antiserum against one antigen reacts with a non-identical but closely related antigen.
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
The study of the structure, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of viruses, and VIRUS DISEASES.
DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
An order of insect eating MAMMALS including MOLES; SHREWS; HEDGEHOGS and tenrecs.
The largest genus of TICKS in the family IXODIDAE, containing over 200 species. Many infest humans and other mammals and several are vectors of diseases such as LYME DISEASE, tick-borne encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, TICK-BORNE), and KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE.
Antibodies that reduce or abolish some biological activity of a soluble antigen or infectious agent, usually a virus.
Small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic, or vaccines manufactured with the aid of recombinant DNA techniques. The latter vaccines may also be whole viruses whose nucleic acids have been modified.
A group of viruses in the PNEUMOVIRUS genus causing respiratory infections in various mammals. Humans and cattle are most affected but infections in goats and sheep have also been reported.
A class of immunoglobulin bearing mu chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN MU-CHAINS). IgM can fix COMPLEMENT. The name comes from its high molecular weight and originally being called a macroglobulin.
Infectious diseases that are novel in their outbreak ranges (geographic and host) or transmission mode.
Blood-sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (ARGASIDAE) and hardbacked ticks (IXODIDAE). Ticks are larger than their relatives, the MITES. They penetrate the skin of their host by means of highly specialized, hooked mouth parts and feed on its blood. Ticks attack all groups of terrestrial vertebrates. In humans they are responsible for many TICK-BORNE DISEASES, including the transmission of ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER; TULAREMIA; BABESIOSIS; AFRICAN SWINE FEVER; and RELAPSING FEVER. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, pp543-44)
Administration of vaccines to stimulate the host's immune response. This includes any preparation intended for active immunological prophylaxis.
Species of the genus LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate immunodeficiency viruses (IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES, PRIMATE), that induces acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in monkeys and apes (SAIDS). The genetic organization of SIV is virtually identical to HIV.
A serotype of the species California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA), in the genus ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS, causing human MENINGOENCEPHALITIS. This is the agent most responsible for California encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, CALIFORNIA), the most prevalent mosquito-borne disease recognized in the United States.
Sites on an antigen that interact with specific antibodies.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
Proteins that form the CAPSID of VIRUSES.
The type species of VESICULOVIRUS causing a disease symptomatically similar to FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, horses, and pigs. It may be transmitted to other species including humans, where it causes influenza-like symptoms.
The outer protein protective shell of a virus, which protects the viral nucleic acid.
The ability of a pathogenic virus to lie dormant within a cell (latent infection). In eukaryotes, subsequent activation and viral replication is thought to be caused by extracellular stimulation of cellular transcription factors. Latency in bacteriophage is maintained by the expression of virally encoded repressors.
The complete genetic complement contained in a DNA or RNA molecule in a virus.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
Diseases of rodents of the order RODENTIA. This term includes diseases of Sciuridae (squirrels), Geomyidae (gophers), Heteromyidae (pouched mice), Castoridae (beavers), Cricetidae (rats and mice), Muridae (Old World rats and mice), Erethizontidae (porcupines), and Caviidae (guinea pigs).
A region, north-central Asia, largely in Russia. It extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and from the Arctic Ocean to central Kazakhstan and the borders of China and Mongolia.
Animate or inanimate sources which normally harbor disease-causing organisms and thus serve as potential sources of disease outbreaks. Reservoirs are distinguished from vectors (DISEASE VECTORS) and carriers, which are agents of disease transmission rather than continuing sources of potential disease outbreaks.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Diseases of domestic swine and of the wild boar of the genus Sus.
A watery fluid that is continuously produced in the CHOROID PLEXUS and circulates around the surface of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and in the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES.
Virus diseases caused by members of the ALPHAVIRUS genus of the family TOGAVIRIDAE.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The interactions between a host and a pathogen, usually resulting in disease.
Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
A mammalian order which consists of 29 families and many genera.
Membrane glycoproteins from influenza viruses which are involved in hemagglutination, virus attachment, and envelope fusion. Fourteen distinct subtypes of HA glycoproteins and nine of NA glycoproteins have been identified from INFLUENZA A VIRUS; no subtypes have been identified for Influenza B or Influenza C viruses.
Production of new arrangements of DNA by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, CROSSING OVER; GENE CONVERSION; GENETIC TRANSFORMATION; GENETIC CONJUGATION; GENETIC TRANSDUCTION; or mixed infection of viruses.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
The type species of RUBULAVIRUS that causes an acute infectious disease in humans, affecting mainly children. Transmission occurs by droplet infection.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Any of the processes by which cytoplasmic factors influence the differential control of gene action in viruses.
A subfamily of the family MURIDAE comprised of 69 genera. New World mice and rats are included in this subfamily.
A species of ALPHAVIRUS isolated in central, eastern, and southern Africa.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.
Infection with any of various amebae. It is an asymptomatic carrier state in most individuals, but diseases ranging from chronic, mild diarrhea to fulminant dysentery may occur.
Invertebrates or non-human vertebrates which transmit infective organisms from one host to another.
Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.
Inoculation of a series of animals or in vitro tissue with an infectious bacterium or virus, as in VIRULENCE studies and the development of vaccines.
Methods of maintaining or growing biological materials in controlled laboratory conditions. These include the cultures of CELLS; TISSUES; organs; or embryo in vitro. Both animal and plant tissues may be cultured by a variety of methods. Cultures may derive from normal or abnormal tissues, and consist of a single cell type or mixed cell types.
Viruses that produce tumors.
Specific hemagglutinin subtypes encoded by VIRUSES.
The developmental entity of a fertilized chicken egg (ZYGOTE). The developmental process begins about 24 h before the egg is laid at the BLASTODISC, a small whitish spot on the surface of the EGG YOLK. After 21 days of incubation, the embryo is fully developed before hatching.
A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily ALPHAHERPESVIRINAE, consisting of herpes simplex-like viruses. The type species is HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN.
Deliberate stimulation of the host's immune response. ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of ANTIGENS or IMMUNOLOGIC ADJUVANTS. PASSIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of IMMUNE SERA or LYMPHOCYTES or their extracts (e.g., transfer factor, immune RNA) or transplantation of immunocompetent cell producing tissue (thymus or bone marrow).
Inflammation of brain tissue caused by infection with the varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). This condition is associated with immunocompromised states, including the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME. Pathologically, the virus tends to induce a vasculopathy and infect oligodendrocytes and ependymal cells, leading to CEREBRAL INFARCTION, multifocal regions of demyelination, and periventricular necrosis. Manifestations of varicella encephalitis usually occur 5-7 days after onset of HERPES ZOSTER and include HEADACHE; VOMITING; lethargy; focal neurologic deficits; FEVER; and COMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch 26, pp29-32; Hum Pathol 1996 Sep;27(9):927-38)
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
A species of RESPIROVIRUS also called hemadsorption virus 2 (HA2), which causes laryngotracheitis in humans, especially children.
Viruses which produce a mottled appearance of the leaves of plants.
The type species of SIMPLEXVIRUS causing most forms of non-genital herpes simplex in humans. Primary infection occurs mainly in infants and young children and then the virus becomes latent in the dorsal root ganglion. It then is periodically reactivated throughout life causing mostly benign conditions.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus ovine-caprine lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, OVINE-CAPRINE), that can cause chronic pneumonia (maedi), mastitis, arthritis, and encephalomyelitis (visna) in sheep. Maedi is a progressive pneumonia of sheep which is similar to but not the same as jaagsiekte (PULMONARY ADENOMATOSIS, OVINE). Visna is a demyelinating leukoencephalomyelitis of sheep which is similar to but not the same as SCRAPIE.
The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.
Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Sensitive tests to measure certain antigens, antibodies, or viruses, using their ability to agglutinate certain erythrocytes. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
A species in the genus HEPATOVIRUS containing one serotype and two strains: HUMAN HEPATITIS A VIRUS and Simian hepatitis A virus causing hepatitis in humans (HEPATITIS A) and primates, respectively.
Vaccines in which the infectious microbial nucleic acid components have been destroyed by chemical or physical treatment (e.g., formalin, beta-propiolactone, gamma radiation) without affecting the antigenicity or immunogenicity of the viral coat or bacterial outer membrane proteins.
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
Test for tissue antigen using either a direct method, by conjugation of antibody with fluorescent dye (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, DIRECT) or an indirect method, by formation of antigen-antibody complex which is then labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, INDIRECT). The tissue is then examined by fluorescence microscopy.
Group of alpharetroviruses (ALPHARETROVIRUS) producing sarcomata and other tumors in chickens and other fowl and also in pigeons, ducks, and RATS.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
An inflammatory process involving the brain (ENCEPHALITIS) and meninges (MENINGITIS), most often produced by pathogenic organisms which invade the central nervous system, and occasionally by toxins, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS apparently infecting over 90% of children but not clearly associated with any clinical illness in childhood. The virus remains latent in the body throughout life and can be reactivated under certain circumstances.
The degree of similarity between sequences. Studies of AMINO ACID SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY and NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY provide useful information about the genetic relatedness of genes, gene products, and species.
Infections produced by oncogenic viruses. The infections caused by DNA viruses are less numerous but more diverse than those caused by the RNA oncogenic viruses.
Viruses whose taxonomic relationships have not been established.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS, originally isolated from the brain of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The patient's initials J.C. gave the virus its name. Infection is not accompanied by any apparent illness but serious demyelinating disease can appear later, probably following reactivation of latent virus.
Virus diseases caused by the ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Conjugated protein-carbohydrate compounds including mucins, mucoid, and amyloid glycoproteins.
The quantity of measurable virus in a body fluid. Change in viral load, measured in plasma, is sometimes used as a SURROGATE MARKER in disease progression.
Recombinant DNA vectors encoding antigens administered for the prevention or treatment of disease. The host cells take up the DNA, express the antigen, and present it to the immune system in a manner similar to that which would occur during natural infection. This induces humoral and cellular immune responses against the encoded antigens. The vector is called naked DNA because there is no need for complex formulations or delivery agents; the plasmid is injected in saline or other buffers.
Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.
The type species of ALPHARETROVIRUS producing latent or manifest lymphoid leukosis in fowl.
Proteins found mainly in icosahedral DNA and RNA viruses. They consist of proteins directly associated with the nucleic acid inside the NUCLEOCAPSID.
Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.
Degenerative or inflammatory conditions affecting the central or peripheral nervous system that develop in association with a systemic neoplasm without direct invasion by tumor. They may be associated with circulating antibodies that react with the affected neural tissue. (Intern Med 1996 Dec;35(12):925-9)
The naturally occurring or experimentally induced replacement of one or more AMINO ACIDS in a protein with another. If a functionally equivalent amino acid is substituted, the protein may retain wild-type activity. Substitution may also diminish, enhance, or eliminate protein function. Experimentally induced substitution is often used to study enzyme activities and binding site properties.
Proteins, usually glycoproteins, found in the viral envelopes of a variety of viruses. They promote cell membrane fusion and thereby may function in the uptake of the virus by cells.
A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing an acute dengue-like fever.
A family of RNA viruses causing INFLUENZA and other diseases. There are five recognized genera: INFLUENZAVIRUS A; INFLUENZAVIRUS B; INFLUENZAVIRUS C; ISAVIRUS; and THOGOTOVIRUS.
The type species of ORBIVIRUS causing a serious disease in sheep, especially lambs. It may also infect wild ruminants and other domestic animals.

Genetic and fitness changes accompanying adaptation of an arbovirus to vertebrate and invertebrate cells. (1/102)

The alternating host cycle and persistent vector infection may constrain the evolution of arboviruses. To test this hypothesis, eastern equine encephalitis virus was passaged in BHK or mosquito cells, as well as in alternating (both) host cell passages. High and low multiplicities were used to examine the effect of defective interfering particles. Clonal BHK and persistent mosquito cell infections were also evaluated. Fitness was measured with one-step growth curves and competition assays, and mutations were evaluated by nucleotide sequencing and RNA fingerprinting. All passages and assays were done at 32 degrees C to eliminate temperature as a selection factor. Viruses passaged in either cell type alone exhibited fitness declines in the bypassed cells, while high-multiplicity and clonal passages caused fitness declines in both types of cells. Bypassed cell fitness losses were mosquito and vertebrate specific and were not restricted to individual cell lines. Fitness increases occurred in the cell line used for single-host-adaptation passages and in both cells for alternately passaged viruses. Surprisingly, single-host-cell passage increased fitness in that cell type no more than alternating passages. However, single-host-cell adaptation resulted in more mutations than alternating cell passages. Mosquito cell adaptation invariably resulted in replacement of the stop codon in nsP3 with arginine or cysteine. In one case, BHK cell adaptation resulted in a 238-nucleotide deletion in the 3' untranslated region. Many nonsynonymous substitutions were shared among more than one BHK or mosquito cell passage series, suggesting positive Darwinian selection. Our results suggest that alternating host transmission cycles constrain the evolutionary rates of arboviruses but not their fitness for either host alone.  (+info)

Evaluation of the epidemic potential of western equine encephalitis virus in the northeastern United States. (2/102)

The problem of evaluating the epidemic potential of western equine encephalitis in the northeastern United States is presented and possible reasons are discussed for the present lack of human and horse cases of this disease even though increased numbers of isolations of the virus have been obtained in the East during recent years. Epidemiologic factors of vector bionomics and virus strain variations are considered. It is concluded that while this virus strain can no longer be regarded as uncommon in the Northeast, the evidence indicates there is little potential for epidemic expression of this agent in the human and horse population. This appears to be due to differences in the bionomics of the mosquito Culiseta melanura, which serves as the primary enzootic vector in the northeastern United States and in the bionomics of Culex tarsalis that is the vector in the western region of the United States. Other limiting factors in the epidemic potential may be variations between virus strains located in the East and West.  (+info)

Isolation of eastern equine encephalitis virus in A549 and MRC-5 cell cultures. (3/102)

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been diagnosed either serologically or by virus isolation. Until now, the recovery of EEE virus has been delegated to reference laboratories with the expertise and resources needed to amplify the virus in a susceptible vertebrate host and/or to isolate and identify the virus in cell culture. We report a case in which EEE virus was recovered directly from a patient's cerebrospinal fluid in A549 and MRC-5 cell cultures. Many clinical virology laboratories routinely use these cells to recover adenovirus, herpes simplex virus, and enterovirus. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of isolation of EEE virus in A549 cell culture. This report demonstrates the possibility of recovery of EEE virus in cell culture without the necessity of bioamplification or maintaining unusual cell lines.  (+info)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus in birds: relative competence of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). (4/102)

To determine whether eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in starlings may be more fulminant than in various native candidate reservoir birds, we compared their respective intensities and durations of viremia. Viremias are more intense and longer lasting in starlings than in robins and other birds. Starlings frequently die as their viremia begins to wane; other birds generally survive. Various Aedes as well as Culiseta melanura mosquitoes can acquire EEE viral infection from infected starlings under laboratory conditions. The reservoir competence of a bird is described as the product of infectiousness (proportion of feeding mosquitoes that become infected) and the duration of infectious viremia. Although starlings are not originally native where EEE is enzootic, a starling can infect about three times as many mosquitoes as can a robin.  (+info)

Genetic and antigenic diversity among eastern equine encephalitis viruses from North, Central, and South America. (5/102)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), the sole species in the EEE antigenic complex, is divided into North and South American antigenic varieties based on hemagglutination inhibition tests. Here we describe serologic and phylogenetic analyses of representatives of these varieties, spanning the entire temporal and geographic range available. Nucleotide sequencing and phylogenetic analyses revealed additional genetic diversity within the South American variety; 3 major South/Central American lineages were identified including one represented by a single isolate from eastern Brazil, and 2 lineages with more widespread distributions in Central and South America. All North American isolates comprised a single, highly conserved lineage with strains grouped by the time of isolation and to some extent by location. An EEEV strain isolated during a 1996 equine outbreak in Tamaulipas State, Mexico was closely related to recent Texas isolates, suggesting southward EEEV transportation beyond the presumed enzootic range. Plaque reduction neutralization tests with representatives from the 4 major lineages indicated that each represents a distinct antigenic subtype. A taxonomic revision of the EEE complex is proposed.  (+info)

Development of reverse transcription-PCR assays specific for detection of equine encephalitis viruses. (6/102)

Specific and sensitive reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) assays were developed for the detection of eastern, western, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses (EEE, WEE, and VEE, respectively). Tests for specificity included all known alphavirus species. The EEE-specific RT-PCR amplified a 464-bp region of the E2 gene exclusively from 10 different EEE strains from South and North America with a sensitivity of about 3,000 RNA molecules. In a subsequent nested PCR, the specificity was confirmed by the amplification of a 262-bp fragment, increasing the sensitivity of this assay to approximately 30 RNA molecules. The RT-PCR for WEE amplified a fragment of 354 bp from as few as 2,000 RNA molecules. Babanki virus, as well as Mucambo and Pixuna viruses (VEE subtypes IIIA and IV), were also amplified. However, the latter viruses showed slightly smaller fragments of about 290 and 310 bp, respectively. A subsequent seminested PCR amplified a 195-bp fragment only from the 10 tested strains of WEE from North and South America, rendering this assay virus specific and increasing its sensitivity to approximately 20 RNA molecules. Because the 12 VEE subtypes showed too much divergence in their 26S RNA nucleotide sequences to detect all of them by the use of nondegenerate primers, this assay was confined to the medically important and closely related VEE subtypes IAB, IC, ID, IE, and II. The RT-PCR-seminested PCR combination specifically amplified 342- and 194-bp fragments of the region covering the 6K gene in VEE. The sensitivity was 20 RNA molecules for subtype IAB virus and 70 RNA molecules for subtype IE virus. In addition to the subtypes mentioned above, three of the enzootic VEE (subtypes IIIB, IIIC, and IV) showed the specific amplicon in the seminested PCR. The practicability of the latter assay was tested with human sera gathered as part of the febrile illness surveillance in the Amazon River Basin of Peru near the city of Iquitos. All of the nine tested VEE-positive sera showed the expected 194-bp amplicon of the VEE-specific RT-PCR-seminested PCR.  (+info)

Differential evolution of eastern equine encephalitis virus populations in response to host cell type. (7/102)

Arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) cycle between hosts in two widely separated taxonomic groups, vertebrate amplifying hosts and invertebrate vectors, both of which may separately or in concert shape the course of arbovirus evolution. To elucidate the selective pressures associated with virus replication within each portion of this two-host life cycle, the effects of host type on the growth characteristics of the New World alphavirus, eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, were investigated. Multiple lineages of an ancestral EEE virus stock were repeatedly transferred through either mosquito or avian cells or in alternating passages between these two cell types. When assayed in both cell types, derived single host lineages exhibited significant differences in infectivity, growth pattern, plaque morphology, and total virus yield, demonstrating that this virus is capable of host-specific evolution. Virus lineages grown in alternation between the two cell types expressed intermediate phenotypes consistent with dual adaptation to both cellular environments. Both insect-adapted and alternated lineages greatly increased in their ability to infect insect cells. These results indicate that different selective pressures exist for virus replication within each portion of the two-host life cycle, and that alternation of hosts selects for virus populations well adapted for replication in both host systems.  (+info)

Clinical, pathologic, immunohistochemical, and virologic findings of eastern equine encephalomyelitis in two horses. (8/102)

Natural eastern equine encephalitis alphavirus (EEEV) infection was diagnosed in two adult horses with anorexia and colic, changes in sensorium, hyperexcitability, and terminal severe depression. Myocardium, tunica muscularis of stomach, intestine, urinary bladder, and spleen capsule had coagulative necrosis and perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate. Central nervous system (CNS) lesions were diffuse polioencephalomyelitis with leptomeningitis characterized by perivascular T lymphocyte cuffing, marked gliosis, neuronophagia, and multifocal microabscesses. Lesions were more prominent within cerebral cortex, thalamus, hypothalamus, and mesencephalon. EEEV was identified in the cytoplasm of cardiac myocytes and smooth muscle cells of spleen, stomach, intestine, urinary bladder, blood vessels, and dendritic cells. In the CNS, EEEV-positive cells included neurons, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, microglia, and neutrophils. EEEV was isolated from the CNS of both horses. The detailed description of the encephalic and spinal EEEV localization and the findings of EEEV in extraneural tissues contribute to the understanding of this important multisystemic zoonotic disease.  (+info)

State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Abstract: The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Voluntown on July 10, 2013 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE).
With spring around the corner, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory wants to prepare your horses for West Nile virus and Equine Encephalitis virus. This AgriLife agency reports on annual trends in positive disease cases and discusses the best way to prepare horses with vaccinations and your veterinarians help. Last year, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, documented fewer cases of West Nile virus than in previous years. The number of positive cases of West Nile virus in horses seen at TVMDL fluctuates from year to year, which is common with mosquito-borne diseases. In 2019, the agency reported only four positive cases in horses, none of which came from Texas. However, as West Nile cases went down, the agency saw a slight increase in another prominent mosquito-borne disease: Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, EEEV.. TVMDL reported 16 cases of EEEV cases in 2019, with four of those positive cases coming from out of Texas. Over 98% of the cases involving ...
Abstract. Florida has the highest degree of endemicity for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) of any state in the United States and is the only state with year-round transmission of EEEV. To further understand the viral population dynamics in Florida, the genome sequence of six EEEV isolates from central Florida were determined. These data were used to identify the most polymorphic regions of the EEEV genome from viruses isolated in Florida. The sequence of these polymorphic regions was then determined for 18 additional Florida isolates collected in four geographically distinct regions over a 20-year period. Phylogenetic analyses of these data suggested a rough temporal association of the Florida isolates, but no clustering by region or by source of the isolate. Some clustering of northeastern isolates with Florida isolates was seen, providing support for the hypothesis that Florida serves as a reservoir for the periodic introduction of EEEV into the northeastern United States.
BioAssay record AID 357781 submitted by ChEMBL: Antiviral activity against Eastern equine encephalitis virus in BHK21 cells assessed as inhibition of virus-induced cytopathogenicity.
A case of eastern equine encephalitis in a horse has been reported in the Hunts Mills area of Chesterfield County. No case of human infection has been reported and eastern equine encephalitis is rare in humans, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. In the United States there are approximately five to 10 cases of eastern equine encephalitis annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disease causes inflammation of the brain and can be fatal.
Eastern equine encephalitis: Find the most comprehensive real-world symptom and treatment data on eastern equine encephalitis at PatientsLikeMe. 6 patients with eastern equine encephalitis experience fatigue, insomnia, depressed mood, pain, and anxious mood.
The New York State Department of Health informed Suffolk County health officials that two additional mosquito sample have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, also referred to as EEE. The mosquito samples, of Culiseta melanura species, were collected in the Manorville area on October 1, 2019. No new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. To date this season, Suffolk County has reported 77 mosquito samples that have tested...
An unprecedented outbreak of fatal eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus occurred during the late summer and fall of 1984 in endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana) at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland. As part of efforts to prevent future epizootics of EEE. studies were conducted to evaluate the antibody response of cranes following vaccination with a formalin-inactivated EEE virus vaccine. Viral specific neutralizing antibody was elicited in sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) and whooping cranes following 1M inoculation with the vaccine. Among the 1M-inoculated cranes, peak antibody titers of 1:80 on days 30 to 60 had waned to undetectable levels by days 90 to 120. Although the initial titers were not increased by the first booster dose, the duration of the antibody was extended considerably. Whooping cranes, receiving vaccine 6 months after their first vaccination, developed titers of 1:80 to 1:320 by...
Recent research has indicated increasing rates of urbanization and habitat fragmentation may put mammalian populations at greater risk in the future for epidemics caused by arboviruses. Increasing knowledge of vector and host activity patterns and foraging behavior has set the stage for using use agent-base models to more accurately predict the occurrence in space and time of arboviral activity and epidemics. This research will focus of developing an agent-based model of the transmission cycle of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus in the southeastern swamp forest ecosystem. This research will add a critical spatial component to our understanding of the EEE virus. This will allow for the prediction of potential areas of outbreak of EEE in mammalian populations in the Southeast. ...
Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have deemed Eastern Equine Encephalitis an emergent threat. The mosquito-borne virus had a resurgence in 2019, infecting 36 people in the United States and killing 14.
Background Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus (EEEV) causes a highly pathogenic zoonosis that circulates in an enzootic cycle involving the ornithophagic mosquito, Culiseta melanura, and wild...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) is an alphavirus with high pathogenicity in both humans and horses. Florida continues to have the highest occurrence of human cases in the USA, with four fatalities recorded in 2010. Unlike other states, Florida supports year-round EEEV transmission. This research uses GIS to examine spatial patterns of documented horse cases during 2005-2010 in order to understand the relationships between habitat and transmission intensity of EEEV in Florida. Cumulative incidence rates of EEE in horses were calculated for each county. Two cluster analyses were performed using density-based spatial clustering of applications with noise (DBSCAN). The first analysis was based on regional clustering while the second focused on local clustering. Ecological associations of EEEV were examined using compositional analysis and Euclidean distance analysis to determine if the proportion or proximity of certain habitats played a role in transmission. The DBSCAN algorithm identified five
This is the first large-scale genomic study of an important, neuroinvasive alphavirus pathogen in North America. Using high-throughput sequencing methods, we obtained a total of 433 complete genome sequences of EEEV strains collected from many states in the United States between 1934 and 2014, particularly from Florida, New York, and Massachusetts. These new EEEV sequence data significantly increased the number of publicly available genome sequences from 16 to more than 400 (a ,20-fold increase) and, for the first time, allowed a comprehensive study of the genomic diversity and evolution of EEEV in North America. Our analyses show that the EEEV genome is highly conserved in general, and the evolution of EEEV is strongly clock-like. Notably, our phylogenetic analyses suggest different geographic regions in the United States are experiencing different epidemiological dynamics of EEEV. Most importantly, the phylogeography of EEEV in the United States appears to be compatible with a source-sink ...
September 5, 2019 - Mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have now been found in Wellfleet. Bourne, Falmouth, and Truro have also detected EEE in samples of mosquitoes in August. Below please see the most recent map provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Residents are urged to take personal protective activities like using EPA approved repellents and avoiding mosquitoes at peak times. West Nile virus activity has also been identified in several communities in Massachusetts. Get updated information at http://www.mosquitoresults.com/. ...
Horse owners should review vaccination records with their veterinarians to ensure that EEE and WNV vaccinations are current and to take precautions against mosquito bites, especially when residing in areas with known infected mosquitoes said Dr. Mary Jane Lis, State Veterinarian for the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. The mortality rate of EEE infected horses showing clinical signs is 75-90%. Surviving horses have a high incidence of residual neurologic deficits ...
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Many of our clients are concerned about Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in their dog or cat. The EEE virus is spread by infected mosquitos. Dr. Taryn Clark talks about symptoms and how you and your pets can best avoid the virus.
Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) officials confirmed the discovery of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus - a mosquito-borne viral disease - in a central-Ohio horse and a northwest-Ohio horse.
TRENTON) - A 2 year old Gloucester County mare is the first reported case in 2015 of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses. The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE was humanely euthanized on August 25.. Horse owners need to be vigilant in vaccinating their animals against diseases spread by mosquitoes, said New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher. Vaccinated animals are much less likely to contract deadly diseases such as EEE and West Nile Virus.. EEE causes inflammation of the brain tissue and has a significantly higher risk of death in horses than West Nile Virus infection. West Nile virus is a viral disease that affects horses neurological systems. The disease is transmitted by mosquito bite. The virus cycles between birds and mosquitoes with horses and humans being incidental hosts. EEE infections in horses are not a significant risk factor for human infection because horses (like humans) are considered to be dead-end hosts ...
EEEP : Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is within the alphavirus group. It is a low prevalence cause of human disease in the eastern and Gulf Coast states. EEE is maintained by a cycle of mosquito/wild bird transmission, peaking in the summer and early fall, when man may become an adventitious host. The most common clinically apparent manifestation is a mild undifferentiated febrile illness, usually with headache. Central nervous system involvement is demonstrated in only a minority of infected individuals, it is more abrupt and more severe with EEE than other arboviruses, with children being more susceptible to severe disease. Fatality rates are approximately 70% for EEE.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is a disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. EEE most often infects horses but can infect humans. There is no vaccine for humans and approximately 1/3 of those infected die of the disease. The majority of those who survive, suffer brain damage. The mortality rate in horses is 70-90%. Fortunately for horses, there are vaccines available to help protect against infection.. Dr. Amanda House, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Associate Professor, advises, It is critical that every horse in Florida be vaccinated for EEE at least twice a year. Horses under 4 years of age or those new to the state should be vaccinated three times a year. EEE is a deadly disease that vaccination can help reduce or eliminate.. Mosquito control on farm is also critical for decreasing the incidence of disease in animals and in humans. Dr. Carissa Wickens, University of Florida State Extension Horse Specialist, has this to say about mosquito control, ...
Alabama 08/11/10 al.com: by Casandra Andrews, Press Register - A sentinel chicken from the Elberta area has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, according to the Baldwin County Health Department. In June, EEE was detected in sentinel chickens in the Orange Beach area and in July in the Magnolia Springs area. Ongoing public health surveillance…
A 90-year-old Levy County man is dead after contracting eastern equine encephalitis, according to the Levy County Health Department. Health Department Director Barbara Locke said Thursday the man, who was not able to be identified because of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, got the disease some time in the middle of January and died about a week later. Its unusual, Locke said. Were the first human case (in 2013) for the state. Its also the first confirmed case ever for human infection of EEE in the county, she said. Locke said its likely the man, who lived a few miles outside of Bronson near County Road 337, contracted the disease in Levy County. You can never be absolutely sure, she said, But were pretty sure. Its pretty likely, she said, adding that the man rarely traveled out of the county. The disease, first identified in the 1930s, is transmitted from birds by infected mosquitoes to humans and horses. Locke said one horse this year, about 25 miles north
ZACHARY PLAINSMAN-NEWS -- JULY 19, 2012 -- An increase in Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus cases in horses has prompted Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., to warn owners to vaccinate.
Connecticut environmental officials are expanding the area being closed in a state forest in response to the discover of Eastern equine encephalitis in human-biting mosquitoes. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Tuesday that it is closing a 300-acre area in Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown, near Rhode Island.
Suffolk County Mosquito Control Boston and Chelsea MA - Eastern Equine Encephalitis - Suffolk County Mosquito Control, state agency. Mosquito control for Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts.
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Tennessee officials are advising people to take precautions after a horse in West Tennessee tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
A deer found dead in the Charlotte area tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. This was the first time the deadly virus has appeared in Eaton
A 7-year-old alpaca in Camden County and a 2-year-old gelding horse in Ocean County are the fourth and fifth reported animal cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in New Jersey this year ...
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The eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in mosquitoes trapped Monday in Lakeville. West Nile virus has been detected in the past week in Easton, Mansfield and Stoughton. The Department of Public Health found the virus in samples collected on Aug. 5. New findings in the past week include West Nile virus in Dighton and eastern equine encephalitis in Freetown and New Bedford. Bridgewater, where EEE was found in mid-July, remains the only town in Plymouth County where either virus has
ENCEFALOMIELITE EQUINA PDF - Background: Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a highly lethal zoonotic disease caused by Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEv), an RNA virus of the
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The Oswego County Health Department announced that the eastern equine encephalitis virus has appeared in several more mosquito pools during the state health
Graphs showing weekly mosquito trapping data since June reveal dramatic declines in both the overall amount of mosquito activity and the number of trapped mosquitoes testing positive for EEE. States throughout the Northeast are also experiencing an active season for EEE. In addition to the virus being found in mosquitoes, there have been ten human cases of EEE infection in Massachusetts, including two fatalities, and three human cases in Rhode Island, including one fatality. Although EEE-infected mosquitoes continue to be detected in the southeastern corner of Connecticut, the numbers are declining and we are not experiencing the excessively high levels of activity seen in Massachusetts. There are currently no plans to implement widespread pesticide sprays in the state ...
A mosquito collected in Bridgehampton on Sept. 12 has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Suffolk County health commissioner announced on Thursday.. The mosquito sample from Bridgehampton was one of four collected on Sept. 12 and 13 to test positive for the virus. The others were collected in West Babylon, Huntington Station, and Islip.. To date, 116 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in the county, and four have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis virus. No horses have tested positive for mosquito-borne illness in the county to date this year.. ...
A mosquito collected in Bridgehampton on Sept. 12 has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Suffolk County health commissioner announced on Thursday.. The mosquito sample from Bridgehampton was one of four collected on Sept. 12 and 13 to test positive for the virus. The others were collected in West Babylon, Huntington Station, and Islip.. To date, 116 mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in the county, and four have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis virus. No horses have tested positive for mosquito-borne illness in the county to date this year.. ...
Massachusetts officials have raised the risk level from the dangerous Eastern equine encephalitis virus to critical in some towns and say the threat from mosquito-born illness is the highest in decades. via Massachusetts takes fresh steps against dangerous mosquitoes | Reuters.
Duval County Health Department officials confirmed that a 15-year-old girl has the third local case of chikungunya fever, spread by bites from infected mosquitoes. They also confirmed that a 7-year-old Duval County girl is recovering from this years first reported case of Vibrio vulnificus infection, the so-called flesh-eating bacteria apparently contracted after a swim in the St. Johns River.. Clay County health officials also warned residents that several horses in the county tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis virus which can spread to humans.. Duval Health Department spokesman Charles Griggs said the public can take precautions in both cases to not put themselves at risk.. The 15-year-old Jacksonville girl recently traveled out of the country. Health officials did not reveal her current condition after the chikungunya infection or where she had traveled, but the disease has been a problem in the Caribbean.. Symptoms include sudden high fever, severe joint pain, headache, ...
New study finds a communitys use of airplanes to spread pesticide each summer may pose a greater risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental disorders among children born in the area. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS. BALTIMORE, MD - New research to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting suggests that the use of airplanes to spray anti-mosquito pesticides may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays among children.. Researchers who will present the abstract, Aerial Pesticide Exposure Increases the Risk of Developmental Delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder, identified a swampy region in central New York where health officials use airplanes to spray pyrethroid pesticides each summer. The pesticides target mosquitos that carry the eastern equine encephalitis virus, which can cause swelling of the brain and spinal cord. They found that children living in ZIP codes in which aerial pesticide spraying has taken place each summer since 2003 were ...
Recent rains have cleared drains of some larvae, but mosquito foes are warning that saturated wetlands and containers that trap water could still breed bugs capable of spreading the West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis viruses.
This is the time of year that we are extremely vulnerable to the spread of mosquito-borne viruses and we need to protect our livestock and ourselves stated McMillan. I want to encourage horse owners to vaccinate their horses for both EEE and West Nile Virus as soon as possible.. EEE is a mosquito-transmitted disease that is much more severe than West Nile Virus (WNV). The mortality rate in horses from WNV is reported at around 30%, while the rate for EEE is almost 90%. Infected mosquitoes are the primary source for EEE. The virus causes inflammation or swelling of the brain and spinal cord. General symptoms include central nervous system signs such as: head pressing, convulsions, lack of response to facial stimulation, fever above 103 degrees, ataxia, paralysis, anorexia, depression and stupor. Other symptoms may include irregular gait, teeth grinding, in-coordination, circling, and staggering. All symptoms may not be exhibited by an infected horse.. Commissioner McMillan and State ...
EEE is a mosquito-borne disease that kills roughly one-third of those infected and typically leaves survivors with mild to severe brain damage according to the CDC. 2019 brought an unexpected surge in cases of EEE in the US, more than 5 times the average, and the 36 confirmed cases across 8 states resulted in 14 deaths.. Mosquito populations are tested, monitored, and controlled by over 1,000 MADs (mosquito abatement districts, publicly funded departments at the city, county, and state level) in North America. The Company has been presenting its mosquito diagnostic products to MADs at vector control conferences across the country this year. Revenue from the Companys mosquito abatement vertical began earlier in 2019, and is expected to significantly increase as demand grows for the NAM-e and other tests to help provide a first-line of defense against the spread of certain mosquito-borne illnesses.. 18 infections you can get from mosquitoes. Like the other tests in the Companys Vector Smart ...
The mosquito sample was collected on July 19 in Bridgewater. There have been no human cases of reported West Nile virus infection or EEE so far this year in Massachusetts. Both diseases are carried by infected mosquitoes.
For those that contract EEE, mortality rates range up to 50 percent and, for those who survive, 80 percent have serious, permanent neurological damage.
TRENTON) - A 7-year-old horse in Monmouth County is the third reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, in New Jersey for 2018. The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on September 4, 2018.. This is another sad and unfortunate reminder that horse owners need to be vigilant in vaccinating their animals against diseases spread by mosquitoes, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher said. Vaccinated animals are much less likely to contract deadly diseases such as EEE and West Nile Virus.. EEE causes inflammation of the brain tissue and has a significantly higher risk of death in horses than West Nile Virus infection. West Nile virus is a viral disease that affects a horses neurological system. The disease is transmitted by a mosquito bite. The virus cycles between birds and mosquitoes with horses and humans being incidental hosts. EEE infections in horses are not a significant risk factor for ...
By Dr. Katie Hennessy. Triple E, or EEE, is a mosquito spread virus that is spread to animals - most often to horses - and also to humans by infected mosquitoes. In horses, EEE causes inflammation or swelling of the brain and spinal cord, and in 70 to 95 percent of all cases, the disease is fatal. As of late July, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services had reported 44 cases of EEE statewide for 2018, with two cases in Polk County. To view an interactive map of EEE cases by county, see the QR code. For state health and agriculture officials, and well as for horse owners and veterinarians, that is an alarming number, considering that Florida had just six cases of the virus for all of 2017. For the entire nation, only 86 cases of EEE were documented last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Mosquitoes become infected with the EEE virus when they feed on infected birds, which circulate high levels of the virus in their blood. Infected mosquitoes then transmit ...
Public health experts said tick season is now in full swing, meaning that residents need to start protecting themselves from the critters and the diseases they carry. The illness can be hard to spot, Saul said, as the tell-tale bulls eye rash associated with it only appears in half of those infected. Unlike (mosquito-borne diseases) West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis virus, we have a lot of Lyme disease every year in Connecticut, said Randall Nelson, public health veterinarian for the Connecticut Department of Public Health. At this time of year, Nelson said, ticks are typically at the nymph stage, meaning they havent reached their full adult size.
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LEBANON, Maine - Selectmen Chairman Robert Frizzell was notified on Monday of a positive case of Eastern equine encephalitis in town. Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a rare but serious viral disease spread by mosquitoes that can affect people and horses. EEE can also cause disease in captive birds such as the ring-necked pheasant, emu, ostriches, quail and ducks. EEE infection and disease can occasionally occur in other livestock, deer, dogs, other mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
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A horse from Richmond was euthanized on Sept. 20 after test results confirmed that it had tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, according to the state Health Department.. The 1-year-old horse was taken to Tufts Veterinary School in Massachusetts for treatment, but records showed the animal was not fully immunized against EEE, a disease spread by mosquitoes. It was subsequently put down. Last week officials in Connecticut confirmed the first case of EEE in a horse this year when a 2-year-old miniature horse tested positive. The animal from Griswold, Conn., had not been vaccinated against EEE or West Nile virus.. In the most recent samples, mosquito pools set in Providence, East Providence and nearby North Kingstown were confirmed positive for West Nile. Test results from a mosquito pool in Exeter tested positive for EEE. ...
Massachusetts EEE death, 2nd Human EEE Death Reported In Mass.. A Freetown man in his 70s has died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the towns board of health confirmed Friday. His death marks this years second fatality linked to the virus in Massachusetts.. The Bristol County man was also the 10th Massachusetts resident infected with EEE this year, according to the states Department of Public Health.. We continue to emphasize the need for people to protect themselves from mosquito bites, Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel said in a statement. The unusually warm weather expected this weekend will increase outdoor activity among people and mosquitoes. It is absolutely essential that people take steps to avoid being bitten by a mosquito.. ...
If you needed a reason to avoid getting bitten by mosquitos, an urgent situation has developed in New Jersey this summer. A sample of mosquitoes from Washington Township, NJ has tested positive for West Nile Virus and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), according to local officials. Its the first sample to ever test positive for EEE in Warren County. In short, its something to be concerned about because mosquitoes carrying EEE can potentially kill you. WHAT IS THE MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE KNOWN AS EEE? EEE is a virus that causes brain inflammation and, though rare, can be fatal. Just earlier this month, a Massachusetts woman died after being infected with EEE. West Nile Virus also causes brain inflammation and is typically more prevalent than EEE, though EEE has a higher mortality rate. Approximately a third of those infected with EEE die, and theres currently no specific treatment for the virus, according to the CDC. Theres no specific treatment for West Nile Virus, either. Public officials ...
This year to date, in Rhode Island, 10 mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile Virus, and three mosquito pools have tested positive for EEE. West Nile Virus is well-established throughout the state and, indeed, throughout the country, and EEE has been found inmost areas of Rhode Island in prior years. The unusually high number of mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Southeastern Massachusetts suggests that the Rhode Island area this year has been at a higher than normal risk for EEE, according to DEM officials ...
ALSTEAD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire health officials are trapping mosquitoes in the southwestern part of the state to see how widesspread Eastern equine encephalitis might be following news that an emu in Alstead had come down with the disease.Jose Montero, director of the state Department of Health and Human Services, called the discovery of the infected emu an important finding.He said the disease known as EEE, which is carried by infected mosquitoes, had not found in southwestern New
CONCORD - State health officials say the first positive test for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year was found in a batch of mosquitoes in Exeter.
CONCORD - State health officials says the first positive test for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year was found in a batch of mosquitoes in Exeter.
Halifax is at Moderate risk for West Nile virus (WNv) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Residents and visitors should take normal precautions regarding mosquitoes and ensure that any outsi
West Newbury Fire Chief Michael Dwyer, West Newbury Health Agent Paul Sevigny and Groveland Finance and Personnel Director Denise Dembkoski report that the mosquito traps in both towns tested negative for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this week.
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Each summer brings renewed fears of mosquito-borne diseases. Summer is certainly when mosquitoes are most active in South Carolina, but you can get ill from a mosquito bite any time of year.. Thankfully, some of the worst mosquito-borne diseases are uncommon in the Hilton Head. Malaria only shows up in the United States in people that have recently traveled abroad.. On the other hand, anything is possible. Hilton Head sees plenty of international tourists. However, our warm climate, wet ground, and vibrant plant life make the area an excellent mosquito breeding ground.. Possible Mosquito Diseases in South Carolina. Viral diseases and infections are the primary reason to get Hilton Head mosquito treatment as a preventive measure, but mosquitoes can also spread other germs and microorganisms.. Known diseases spread by mosquitoes in South Carolina include:. • West Nile virus. • La Cross encephalitis virus. • Eastern equine encephalitis. • Other encephalitis (brain inflammation) ...
A New Hampshire resident has been hospitalized in Maine with Eastern equine encephalitis, a potentially deadly disease carried by mosquitoes, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient, an individual in his or her 50s whose identity is being withheld in accordance…. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
New Hampshire health officials say a batch of mosquitoes from Londonderry has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the first finding of the disease in the state this year.
August 14, 2013. The Town of Amherst has been identified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to be at high risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a rare viral infection that is dangerous and often fatal to humans and spread by mosquitoes that are most active from dusk to dawn.. While there have been no human cases reported in the state for EEE this year, two horses in neighboring Belchertown have died from the disease during the past week and mosquitoes caught in Amherst have tested positive for the virus. ...
Bogs and birdbaths are frozen over now, but the approach of spring will bring with it the annual swarms of mosquitoes and the attendant risks of eastern equine encephalitis, West Nile virus and the potential for new diseases to reach the Bay State.
You may have heard news reports about the diseases that mosquitoes carry. Not only do these diseases affect people, but dogs and horses are affected as well. Did you know that dogs can contract canine heart-worm from mosquitoes, and horses can contract a form of encephalitis called Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)? And you might be interested to know that both animals and people can contract the West Nile Virus.. Mosquitoes famously carry other diseases as well. They can carry Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Elephantiasis, Chikungunya and they also spread the huge worldwide problem of Malaria. Most recently, there have been reports of mosquitoes carrying the Zika Virus which leads to Zika Fever. While symptoms of Zika might be mild, side effects are especially troubling. A link has been found between Zika and Microcephaly in infants and Giullain-Barre Syndrome in adults.. When you call the Lake Nona mosquito control experts from Termite Lawn & Pest to come out and treat your property for ...
Beyond Pesticides, September 14, 2012) The State of Massachusetts has been unable to produce the records backing up its claim that the biggest aerial spraying of pesticides in Commonwealth history this July significantly reduced mosquito-borne disease risks, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Further, the state has no proof aerial spraying is an effective safeguard against Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).. In a July 31 press release, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that aerial spraying the weekend of July 20-22 reduced the mosquito population by approximately 60 percent within the 21-community spray zone in Southeastern Massachusetts. DPH Commissioner John Auerbach was quoted as crediting aerial spraying for causing a significant reduction in the volume of mosquitoes.. Immediately following that release, New England PEER Director Kyla Bennett submitted a public records request for the materials supporting these claims. More ...
Alabamas Agriculture & Industries Commissioner is alerting horse owners to vaccinate, after two horses in Alabama and Mississippi tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
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The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed a human case of west Nile virus in a 48-year-old Bryan County man. Although this is the first confirmed case of human WNV in the Coastal Health District, the virus has been circulating among the mosquito population in southeast Georgia, in other parts of the state, and around the country. As of Sept. 28, there had been 44 confirmed cases of WNV in Georgia including four deaths (two in Dougherty County; one in Early County; and one in Gwinnett County), according to a press release from the Coastal Health District.. Weve known that the virus is out there which is why we have continually urged residents in all of our counties to protect themselves from mosquito bites, said Diane Weems, M.D., interim health director for the Coastal Health District. Sally Silbermann, public information officer with the Coastal Health District, said no other details are available about the case.. Mosquitoes can carry WNV and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). ...
TRENTON, N.J. - A 15-year-old Cumberland County mare the became ill on Sept. 30, is the third reported case in 2017 of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, according to a statement by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.. Also, a 10-year-old Salem County stallion, which became ill on Sept. 29, is the second case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in .... ...
The last thing I want to bring up is some of the diseases that are typically spread by insect vectors, not human to human, but that may be more widespread because of a lack of natural prevention. Malaria, West Nile Virus, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis are just a few diseases spread by mosquitoes to humans. EEE has a 35% mortality rate in humans, and has recently shown up in humans in Michigan, Florida, and other locations. Why are these becoming more prevalent? I think it has to do with White Nose Syndrome, a deadly fungus that is destroying bat populations. It was first seen a few years ago in the Northeast, but is rapidly spreading around the country. Its mortality rate is over 90% in the caves that it has been found in. I saw something today that said that the little brown bat may be extinct by 2014 at its current death rate. With that many bats dying off the mosquitoes are losing a natural predator that is allowing them to be more prolific ...
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announced on Friday, July 22, 2016 the third case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a Virginia horse this year. The horse, a mare from Chesapeake, contracted the disease one day and died the next. Vaccination history is unknown. All three horses have been from the Tidewater area.. One of the reasons most veterinarians recommend a six-month vaccination schedule in Tidewater Virginia is because of the prevalence […]. ...
The difference is that deer tick virus is carried by the Ixodes scapularis tick -- the black-legged tick -- that also spreads Lyme disease and at least two other tick-borne illnesses in the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the virus can cause encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, and meningitis, inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. [...] the CDC says those who do become ill can suffer headaches, fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, loss of coordination, speech difficulties, and seizures. Studies by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven have found the virus in the two places where researchers collected ticks in Bridgeport and North Branford. Schleiter of Western Connecticut Health Network said Connecticut is in a similar position with eastern equine encephalitis.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also known as triple E, has been detected for the first time this year in New Hampshire. The Department of Health and Human
Weeks of consistent above normal rains have filled farm ponds, ditches, swamps and anything else which will hold water. While this is a positive trend for the water table and minimized, if not eliminates, the need for irrigation, there is a down side. The mosquito population is multiplying rapidly along with the potential for disease outbreaks. Of particular concern are floodwater mosquitoes which populate pastures in puddles and pools of standing water. These mosquitoes lay their eggs in moist soil and will tolerate, and in many cases, require the inevitable dry-out after the wet period.. The most notable of these floodwater mosquitoes is the Aedes genus which contains at least ten species. The term Aedes has its origins in Greek, meaning unpleasant. Aedes atlanticus is commonly found in pastures. It is a participant in the transmission of heart worms in dogs, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis in horses. Heavy blood loss may also result from excessive exposure to swarms of mosquitos. The ...
For certain young fish, mosquito larvae are one of the most delicious and nutritious food sources available - and by placing a few fish in standing water where mosquitoes are likely to lay eggs, youll be able to eliminate these pests at the larval stage and avoid the risk of mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis, dengue virus, and even yellow fever. The fewer mosquitos who are able to make it to adulthood, the lower your risk of mosquito-borne diseases - and the less you need to spend on DEET spray and citronella candles in order to have a pleasant evening outside.. Although larger fish like sunfish are generally happiest in ponds or lakes (at least at the adult stage), smaller fish can be kept in birdbaths, water fountains, and other bodies of water that can often serve as a depository for mosquito eggs. As the warm summer weather turns to autumn, youll be able to transplant these fish to public water sources like rivers or creeks or even keep them in your ...
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis and the West Nile Virus.
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The Indiana State Department of Health says a rare virus that can be deadly to humans in mosquitoes and horses has been detected in Northern Indiana.
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The Massachusetts Department of Health is urging five communities to curtail evening outdoor activities after the death of a Norfolk County woman from
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Arbovirus encephalitides: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis *EEEV. *Western equine encephalomyelitis *WEEV. *Venezuelan equine ... Lassa viruses[12][13] are enveloped, single-stranded, bisegmented, ambisense RNA viruses. Their genome[14] is contained in two ... Lassa virus is an emerging virus and a select agent, requiring Biosafety Level 4-equivalent containment. It is endemic in West ... The life cycle of Lassa virus is similar to the Old World arenaviruses. Lassa virus enters the cell by the receptor-mediated ...
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Herpes simplex, West Nile, Rabies, Eastern equine encephalitis, others[2]. Causes. Infection, autoimmune, certain medication, ... Causes of encephalitis include viruses such as herpes simplex virus and rabies as well as bacteria, fungi, or parasites.[1][2] ... Louis encephalitis, West Nile encephalitis virus), bunyavirus (La Crosse strain), arenavirus (lymphocytic choriomeningitis ... virus), reovirus (Colorado tick virus), and henipaviruses.[10][11] The Powassan virus is a rare cause of encephalitis.[citation ...
Western and Eastern equine encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis, Saint Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus. ... La Crosse encephalitis virus (LACV) is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause encephalitis, or ... La Crosse encephalitis is an encephalitis caused by an arbovirus (the La Crosse virus) which has a mosquito vector ( ... La Crosse Virus The La Crosse encephalitis virus is a type of arbovirus called a bunyavirus.[3] The Bunyavirales are mainly ...
Zika virus. Togaviridae. *Arbovirus encephalitides: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis *EEEV. *Western equine encephalomyelitis * ... Detecting antibodies, the virus's RNA, or the virus itself[1]. Differential diagnosis. Dengue fever, Q fever,[2] Ebola virus ... February 1967). "Congo virus: a hitherto undescribed virus occurring in Africa. I. Human isolations-clinical notes". East Afr ... The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses proposed the name Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever virus, but the Soviets ...
Arbovirus encephalitides: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis *EEEV. *Western equine encephalomyelitis *WEEV. *Venezuelan equine ... Ebola virus, Marburg virus and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus". Vaccine. 21 (25-26): 4071-4080. doi:10.1016/S0264-410X(03 ... Lassa Virus, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Rift Valley Fever Virus, Dengue Virus, and Yellow Fever Virus by Real-Time ... or based on Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus replicons,[43] vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus (VSIV)[45][48] or filovirus- ...
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Arbovirus encephalitides: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis *EEEV. *Western equine encephalomyelitis *WEEV. *Venezuelan equine ... It is an alphavirus found in central, eastern, and southern Africa. The Semliki Forest virus is a positive-stranded RNA virus ... The virus is able to cause a lethal encephalitis in rodents,[4] but generally only mild symptoms in humans.[5] Only one lethal ... The modified virus reduced tumour growth and prolonged survival of mice with brain tumours.[9] The modified virus was also ...
Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus. *Equine infectious anemia virus. *Feline immunodeficiency virus. *Jembrana disease virus ... of female residents of eastern Leopoldville were thought to have been prostitutes and as of 1933 around 15% of all residents of ... "AIDS virus" redirects here. For the computer virus, see AIDS (computer virus). ... Montagnier's group named their isolated virus lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV).[132] As these two viruses turned out to ...
Zika virus. Togaviridae. *Arbovirus encephalitides: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis *EEEV. *Western equine encephalomyelitis * ... Japanese encephalitis virus JEV is a virus from the family Flaviviridae, part of the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex of 9 ... The enveloped virus is closely related to the West Nile virus and the St. Louis encephalitis virus. The positive sense single- ... Japanese encephalitis (JE) is an infection of the brain caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).[3] While most ...
Equine infectious anemia. *Bovine immunodeficiency virus (BIV). *Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus. *Visna virus ... including new type species Eastern chimpanzee simian foamy virus.[13] Group VII viruses[edit]. Both families in Group VII have ... Genus Betaretrovirus; type species: Mouse mammary tumour virus. *Genus Gammaretrovirus; type species: Murine leukemia virus; ... "Virus Taxonomy: 2018b Release" (html). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). March 2019. Retrieved 16 March ...
yellow fever virus [77] 1930 western equine encephalitis virus [78] 1933 eastern equine encephalitis virus [78] ... The virus was later shown to be a previously unrecognised herpes virus, which is now called Epstein-Barr virus.[55] ... The importance of tobacco mosaic virus in the history of viruses cannot be overstated. It was the first virus to be discovered ... Epstein-Barr virus is important in the history of viruses for being the first virus shown to cause cancer in humans.[57] ...
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Rabies African sleeping sickness Dirofilariasis Eastern equine encephalitis Japanese encephalitis Saint Louis encephalitis ... Dangerous animal viruses are those that require few mutations to begin replicating themselves in human cells. These viruses are ... Scrub typhus Tularemia Venezuelan equine encephalitis West Nile fever Western equine encephalitis Zika fever Pets can transmit ... The West Nile virus appeared in the United States in 1999 in the New York City area, and moved through the country in the ...
Antigenic evolution of influenza viruses of humans appears to be faster than influenza viruses in swine and equines. In wild ... An atypical form of encephalitis called encephalitis lethargica, characterized by headache, drowsiness, and coma, may rarely ... Influenza epidemics in modern times have the tendency to start in the eastern or southern hemisphere, with Asia being a key ... that contain weakened viruses. There are three types of inactivated vaccines: whole virus, split virus, in which the virus is ...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis is a rare disease that is caused by a virus spread by infected mosquitoes. ... Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Mayaro virus (MAYV), and Madariaga (MADV). EEEV has a ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a member of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae. Other medically important ... The virus particles are spherical and have a diameter of 60-65 nm. Of the four lineages of EEE antigenic complex, Group I ...
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Current: Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus. Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus. Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a ... mosquito-borne virus that circulates between bird hosts and mosquito populations.. EEEV is transmitted by the bite of an ...
2013 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE). ... State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Abstract: The State Mosquito Management Program today ... 2013 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE). These results represent the first EEE-positive ... Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but serious disease in people. On average there are 6 cases each year in the United ...
This summers record-breaking outbreak of Eastern equine encephalitis highlights the importance of cities and states ability to ... This summers record-breaking outbreak of Eastern equine encephalitis highlights the importance of cities and states ability to ... Outbreak of encephalitis in man due to the Eastern virus of equine encephalomyelitis. Am J Public Health Nations Health 1938;28 ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), a mosquito-borne alphavirus, is the cause of one of the most severe arboviral ...
Eastern equine encephalitis virus synonyms, Eastern equine encephalitis virus pronunciation, Eastern equine encephalitis virus ... English dictionary definition of Eastern equine encephalitis virus. 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... ... Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), and eastern equine encephalitis virus ( ...
Identify the eastern equine encephalitis virus transmitted by mosquitoes. How is EEEV transmitted? Learn about treatment, ... Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) & Mosquitoes. HOW IS EEEV TRANSMITTED?. Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is ... EEEV human transmission begins with the bites of infected Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and results in the virus being ... and Culex mosquito species that feed upon infected birds and then transmit the virus from birds to people. ...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus is a severe and untreatable mosquito-borne illness. It is sometimes referred to as Triple E ... Although it has dominated recent headlines, Eastern equine encephalitis virus (known as EEE or triple E) is actually not new. ... However, Eastern equine encephalitis is occasionally picked up by other mosquito species (i.e. Aedes, Coquillettidia, and Culex ... "Eastern Equine Encephalitis," "Triple E," and "EEE" - Three Names, One Deadly Disease.. * Dr. Jorge Parada ...
Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is maintained in an enzootic cycle involving Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and avian ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus in mosquitoes and their role as bridge vectors Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;16(12):1869-74. doi ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is maintained in an enzootic cycle involving Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and avian ... Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine / genetics * Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine / isolation & purification* * ...
Home PRESS RELEASES DHS: Horses test positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus in Wisconsin ... DHS: Horses test positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus in Wisconsin. August 27, 2020. ... Many people infected with EEE virus do not get sick. Those who do become ill may develop encephalitis (inflammation of the ... from mosquito bites now that six horses in Northwestern Wisconsin have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), ...
State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio. Ohio Department of Agriculture ... REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) - State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio. ... Forshey says the virus also can cause serious illness in people and other animals such as poultry and deer. He urges horse ...
studies were conducted to evaluate the antibody response of cranes following vaccination with a formalin-inactivated EEE virus ... virus occurred during the late summer and fall of 1984 in endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana) at the Patuxent Wildlife ... An unprecedented outbreak of fatal eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) ... Use of an inactivated eastern equine encephalitis virus vaccine in cranes. Series title. American Association of Zoo ...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Found in Connecticut Horse. By Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Tweet. Font size: Small ... Reviczky announced today the states first reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) infection in a horse for 2013.. " ... The miniature horse had no documented history of EEE or West Nile Virus (WNV) vaccinations and had not traveled recently. ...
... and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been detected in mosquitoes in Hampton Roads, the City of Suffolk said Wednesday. ... The first cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) ... First cases of West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis ... The first cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been detected in mosquitoes in Hampton ... The city is warning the public to be aware of the increased activity of these viruses when going outside. ...
Evaluation of outbreaks of disease attributable to eastern equine encephalitis virus in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1996 Jun 15; ... Browse by Exposure: Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine (7 articles). % of records by year: 1965 2017 ... Evidence for multiple foci of eastern equine encephalitis virus (Togaviridae:Alphavirus) in central New York State. J Med ... The role of chickens in the epidemiology of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in Jamaica. Res Vet Sci 1978 Sep;25(2):200-3 ...
... a virus that can be fatal for horses and humans. The ... Tennessee has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis ( ... Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Fatal to Horses and Humans Detected in Tennessee. August 5, 2016 , ... Nashville, TN - A horse in West Tennessee has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a virus that can be fatal ... Austin Peay State University Baseball travels to Eastern Illinois. *Tennessee Department of Health reports 752 new cases of ...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Mexican Wolf Pups at Zoo, Michigan, USA Kimberly A. Thompson. , Eileen Henderson, Scott D ... Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Mexican Wolf Pups at Zoo, Michigan, USA. ... Plaque reduction neutralization test results for eastern equine encephalitis virus in banked serum samples from 3 Mexican wolf ... Pups were tested before (all pups), during (pup 2), and after (pup 3 only) an outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis. ...
Fatal Human Infection with Evidence of Intrahost Variation of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus, Alabama, USA, 2019 Holly R. ... Comparison of intrahost variability of eastern equine encephalitis virus variants in serum and cerebrospinal fluid from a woman ... Fatal Human Infection with Evidence of Intrahost Variation of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus, Alabama, USA, 2019. ...
An Agent-Based Model of the Spatial Dynamics of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Transmission in a Swamp Forest Ecosystem. EPA ... Title: An Agent-Based Model of the Spatial Dynamics of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Transmission in a Swamp Forest ... This research will focus of developing an agent-based model of the transmission cycle of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) ... Arbovirus, fragmentation, epidemic, urbanization, agent-based modeling, Eastern Equine Encephailits,, RFA, Scientific ...
With the finding of Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in the county, Dr. Tomarken is asking the public to take steps to be even ... New Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Categories: Health Services , Author: gkelly-mcgovern ... reports another mosquito sample has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. Collected on August 29 from ... Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but deadly illness for humans. The disease is also a concern for horses, though a vaccine ...
West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis found in St. Johns County chickens. The Record Thursday. Oct 3, 2019 at 10:31 AM ... "It is important to note that there are no known human cases of (West Nile virus) or (Eastern equine encephalitis) confirmed at ... Johns County have tested positive for West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis, according to a news release from the ...
These data were used to identify the most polymorphic regions of the EEEV genome from viruses isolated in Florida. The sequence ... Florida has the highest degree of endemicity for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) of any state in the United States and ... Molecular epidemiology of eastern equine encephalitis virus, New York. Emerg Infect Dis 14: 454-460.[Crossref]. ... f Phylogenetic Analysis of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Isolates from Florida * Authors: Gregory S. White, Brett E. ...
... of the eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus and 100% (67/67) of the St. Louis encephalitis virus antisera. Sera from sentinel ... This assay was developed for the rapid detection of serum antibodies to eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus and St. Louis ... A rapid dot immunoassay for the detection of serum antibodies to eastern equine encephalomyelitis and St. Louis encephalitis ... Chickens were experimentally infected with eastern equine encephalomyelitis and St. Louis encephalitis and bled on a daily ...
... around the eastern seaboard and Gulf coast states, and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Diagnosis is based on clinical ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus (family: Togaviridae; genus: Alphavirus ... Eastern equine encephalitis in children, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, USA, 1970-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;19(2):194- ... Occurs mainly in North America, around the eastern seaboard and Gulf coast states, and is transmitted by mosquitoes. ...
... Contact: Michael Wallace The Virginia ... Chesapeake Horse Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus. ... tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV). The female quarter horse was euthanized on ... please visit vdacs.virginia.gov/animals-eastern-equine-encephalitis.shtml. Horse owners may also contact VDACS Office of ...
... sixteen horses have texted positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and one has tested positive for West Nile Virus. ... Eastern Equine Encephalitis is typically seen in equine species such as horses, mules, donkeys, and zebras however, animals ... On the other hand, West Nile Virus typically affect birds, but can also affect bats, horses, cats, dogs, chipmunks, skunks, ...
... Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has ... September 5, 2019 - Mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have now been found in Wellfleet. Bourne, ... West Nile virus activity has also been identified in several communities in Massachusetts. Get updated information at http:// ...
These outbreaks may derive from virus that overwinters locally or perhaps results from reintroduction of virus from other sites ... New Hampshire viruses shared recent common ancestry to those isolated in Connecticut suggesting viral dispersal among these ... whereas viruses from upstate New York and New Hampshire segregated into single clades that persisted for 2 or more years. ... Epidemics and epizootics of eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) occur sporadically in temperate regions where transmission ...
Two chimeric vaccine candidates were constructed using a cDNA clone with a Sindbis virus (SINV) backbone and struct … ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that causes sporadic, often fatal disease outbreaks in ... Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that causes sporadic, often fatal disease outbreaks in ... Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine / genetics * Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine / immunology* * Encephalomyelitis, Equine / ...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Detected in DeKalb County. DCBOH Webmaster. September 18, 2018. News & Press Releases ... The DeKalb County Board of Health has identified Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus at one of its mosquito surveillance ... News and Press Releases Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Detected in DeKalb County ... To reduce the potential for EEE, West Nile Virus (WNV) and other mosquito-borne diseases, the Board of Health conducts a ...
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a member of the genus Alphavirus , family Togaviridae . (cdc.gov)
  • The other three groups (IIA, IIB, and III) are caused by related MADV (formerly known as South American EEEV) and cause primarily equine illness in Central and South America. (cdc.gov)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne virus that circulates between bird hosts and mosquito populations. (in.gov)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), a mosquito-borne alphavirus, is the cause of one of the most severe arboviral diseases in North America ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • EEEV is primarily maintained in an enzootic cycle between birds and Culiseta melanura mosquitoes, which breed in freshwater hardwood swamp environments in the eastern United States ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • In areas at risk for EEEV transmission, health care providers should consider EEEV infection in the differential diagnosis of cases of aseptic meningitis and encephalitis and obtain appropriate serum or cerebrospinal fluid specimens for laboratory testing. (cdc.gov)
  • WNV and Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) are transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), and eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) are nonsegmented, positive-sense RNA viruses of the genus Alphavirus in the family Togaviridae [1]. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes and is not transmitted directly from one person to another. (orkin.com)
  • EEEV human transmission begins with the bites of infected Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and results in the virus being transmitted to birds. (orkin.com)
  • EEEV transmission to humans involves the bites of some Aedes , Coquillettidia , and Culex mosquito species that feed upon infected birds and then transmit the virus from birds to people. (orkin.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is maintained in an enzootic cycle involving Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and avian hosts. (nih.gov)
  • To evaluate the capacity of these mosquitoes to acquire, replicate, and potentially transmit EEEV, we estimated the infection prevalence and virus titers in mosquitoes collected in Connecticut, USA, by cell culture, plaque titration, and quantitative reverse transcription-PCR. (nih.gov)
  • melanura mosquitoes were the predominant source of EEEV (83 [68%] of 122 virus isolations) and the only species to support consistently high virus titers required for efficient transmission. (nih.gov)
  • Florida has the highest degree of endemicity for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) of any state in the United States and is the only state with year-round transmission of EEEV. (ajtmh.org)
  • These data were used to identify the most polymorphic regions of the EEEV genome from viruses isolated in Florida. (ajtmh.org)
  • Epidemics and epizootics of eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) occur sporadically in temperate regions where transmission is seasonal from late summer to early fall. (ajtmh.org)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that causes sporadic, often fatal disease outbreaks in humans and equids, and is also a biological threat agent. (nih.gov)
  • Two chimeric vaccine candidates were constructed using a cDNA clone with a Sindbis virus (SINV) backbone and structural protein genes from either a North (SIN/NAEEEV) or South American (SIN/SAEEEV) strain of EEEV. (nih.gov)
  • Acute inflammation and neuronal necrosis were consistent with EEEV-induced encephalitis in unprotected animals, whereas no encephalitis-related histopathologic changes were observed in the SIN/NAEEEV-vaccinated animals. (nih.gov)
  • Preliminary studies carried out by Profectus, in collaboration with investigators at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB), demonstrated that vaccines based on the Profectus VesiculoVax™ platform provide rapid and durable protection of animals against lethal Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) and Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) disease. (fiercepharma.com)
  • The VesiculoVax™-VEEV and VesiculoVax™-EEEV vaccines used in these studies were based on recombinant Isfahan virus (rISFV) that had been engineered to express surface structures of VEEV and EEEV. (fiercepharma.com)
  • EEEV is predominantly found in the eastern U.S. and Canada, while VEEV is most frequently isolated in South and Central America and, less frequently, in Mexico and the southwestern U.S. In humans, infection with EEEV carries a mortality rate as high as 65%, while infection with WEEV and VEEV can cause severe disease but is rarely fatal. (fiercepharma.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus (EEEV) causes a highly pathogenic zoonosis that circulates in an enzootic cycle involving the ornithophagic mosquito, Culiseta melanura , and wild passerine birds in freshwater hardwood swamps in the northeastern U.S. Epidemic/epizootic transmission to humans/equines typically occurs towards the end of the transmission season and is generally assumed to be mediated by locally abundant and contiguous mammalophagic "bridge vector" mosquitoes. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This mosquito species serves as the primary vector of EEEV among wild bird species, but also is capable of occasionally contributing to epidemic/epizootic transmission of EEEV to humans/equines. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Vermont is a newly emergent region for EEEV activity that is located on the northern boundary of the geographic range of the virus. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Many counties have not been impacted by EEEV at this time, but we wanted to share some insight and facts on the virus to help ease anxieties and to help answer quesrions you may have. (detroitmommies.com)
  • EEEV is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito, which can cause swelling of the brain otherwise known as encephalitis. (detroitmommies.com)
  • During the fall of 2010, 332 deer serum samples were collected from 15 of the 16 (93.8%) Maine counties and screened for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) antibodies using plaque reduction neutralizing tests (PRNTs). (mysciencework.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus or EEEV is spread by Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and avian hosts in freshwater hardwood swamps. (news18.com)
  • Freeze-dried Eastern equine encephalitis virus, strain UVE/EEEV/1999/XX/H178_99, 1999, complete genome sequenced. (european-virus-archive.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus, and was first recognized in horses in 1831 in Massachusetts. (vdci.net)
  • It is believed that EEEV is mainly transmitted to humans and horses by bridge vectors that have contracted the virus by feeding on infected birds. (vdci.net)
  • Several sentinel chickens of the same flock have tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) infection, thus increasing the risk for transmission to humans, according to officials from the Florida Department of Health in Orange County . (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • Sentinel chickens are fowl routinely tested for EEEV and West Nile virus. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • Approximately 4% to 5% of human EEEV infections result in encephalitis, and only about 7 cases in humans are reported in the United States each year. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • In an attempt to appreciate the earnestness of this somewhat vague virus as an infective agent in Michigan, this paper will look at the morphology and " lifestyle " of EEEV, and will discourse at length the disease it causes and its impact on public wellness. (thesportsfamilyclub.org)
  • EEEV is an enveloped virus with an icosahedral mirid bug, and possesses a non-segmented, single-stranded RNA genome, doing it a member of the Baltimore categorization IV ( Aguilar et al. (thesportsfamilyclub.org)
  • 1014 ) . Like other positive sense RNA viruses, interlingual rendition of the two unfastened reading frames of the EEEV genome consequences in the formation of a big polypeptide that is subsequently cleaved into smaller protein units ( Aguilar et al. (thesportsfamilyclub.org)
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) circulates in a mosquito-avian cycle (enzootic) within well-characterized environments . (uab.edu)
  • EEEV is present throughout the Americas and the Caribbean , although some geographical differences in the ecology and epidemiology of the virus exist . (uab.edu)
  • EEE, and the need for a national strategy to address the growing threat of EEEV and other emerging and re-emerging viruses spread by mosquitoes and ticks (known as arboviruses). (hastakshepnews.com)
  • EEEV is a virus normally found in wild birds that can occasionally spread to horses and humans through mosquitoes. (ourhometown.ca)
  • The Health Unit will continue to check mosquito pools for West Nile virus and EEEV. (ourhometown.ca)
  • For more information about Eastern equine encephalitis virus, visit www.eohu.ca/_files/eeev.pdf. (ourhometown.ca)
  • Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, was notified by the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory today that mosquitoes from a trap located on Route 298 in the Cicero Swamp area in the town of Cicero have tested positive for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) and West Nile virus (WNV). (ongov.net)
  • Even though the mosquito counts have been steadily decreasing in our county , this first positive finding of EEEV and WNV in mosquitoes serves as a reminder for all residents that these viruses are present and to be consistent in protecting yourself and your family from mosquito bites no matter where you live. (ongov.net)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) infection was identified during testing of endomyocardial tissue from the heart recipient. (notifylibrary.org)
  • Clinicians should be aware of EEEV as a cause of transplant-associated encephalitis. (notifylibrary.org)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is an arbovirus in the family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus, found in North America and associated with freshwater/hardwood swamps in the Atlantic, Gulf Coast, and Great Lakes regions. (cdc.gov)
  • Of the three encephalitic New world alphaviruses (EEEV, Western equine encephalitis virus and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus), EEEV is the least well studied and understood, with limited publications pertaining to animal models and pathogenesis of disease. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is closely related to Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus and western equine encephalitis virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The incubation period for Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) disease ranges from 4 to 10 days. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2019, however, reports of severe encephalitis (swelling and dysfunction of the brain) and death have been reported in 22 U.S. states, mostly around the Atlantic and Gulf coast, and in the Great Lakes region. (pestworld.org)
  • September 5, 2019 - Mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have now been found in Wellfleet. (barnstablecounty.org)
  • But in 2019, at least three Michigan residents died from the virus and at least four others were sickened by it. (jsonline.com)
  • New Delhi, 21st November 2019 : Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. (hastakshepnews.com)
  • For those who become ill, inflammation of the brain, encephalitis, is the most dangerous result. (ct.gov)
  • Those who do become ill may develop encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) that typically begins with the sudden development of fever, headache, chills, and vomiting. (wisbusiness.com)
  • EEE is a very rare disease that affects only 5-10 humans annually in the U.S. Infection in humans begins with mild flu-like symptoms that progress into disorientation, seizures, coma, encephalitis (an inflammation of the brain) and in most severe cases, death. (wtkr.com)
  • The three equine encephalitis viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause disease characterized by a severe inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) in horses and humans. (fiercepharma.com)
  • The virus can cause encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). (annarboranimalhospital.com)
  • EEE virus is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). (wn.com)
  • Manifestations of the encephalitic type of infection are stratified by age: in infants, it is characterized by abrupt onset of signs associated with cerebral inflammation, while in older children and adults, encephalitis manifests after a few days of systemic illness. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • The third grouse - suspected of having the virus, also had inflammation in the brain, providing further evidence that it likely also suffered from EEE. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Inflammation and swelling of the brain, called encephalitis, is the most dangerous and frequent serious complication. (mass.gov)
  • The medical institution says the symptoms of encephalitis depend upon the fragment of the brain that is infected, the amount of inflammation and the actual person's age and overall properly being. (newsearth.org)
  • EEE is a rare but serious disease that causes encephalitis or inflammation of the brain. (ongov.net)
  • Encephalitis is irritation and swelling (inflammation) of the brain, most often due to infections. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Severe cases of EEE (involving encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain) begin with the sudden onset of headache, high fever, chills, and vomiting. (flaglerlive.com)
  • Encephalitis that is caused by a mosquito-borne virus and affects humans, horses, and some bird species. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • EEE virus can be spread to humans, horses, and other animals through the bite of an infected mosquito. (wisbusiness.com)
  • The virus is not spread person to person or directly between animals and humans. (wisbusiness.com)
  • Nashville, TN - A horse in West Tennessee has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a virus that can be fatal for horses and humans. (clarksvilleonline.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but deadly illness for humans. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • However, the virus may be transmitted to humans and horses by bridge vectors, which are other kinds of mosquitoes that have contracted the virus by feeding on infected birds. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • No humans or horses have tested positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk this year. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but serious illness caused by the EEE virus that can spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. (gazettenet.com)
  • West Nile virus can also be transmitted to humans by a bite from an infected mosquito. (gazettenet.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus are transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Though Eastern equine encephalitis is rare, it is a potentially deadly illness for humans. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • In addition to acting as vectors for EEE, Coquillettidia mosquitoes are also known to transmit West Nile virus to humans. (vdci.net)
  • Horses, other animals and humans can be infected by Eastern equine encephalitis, also known as EEE, a virus transmitted by a mosquito bite. (jsonline.com)
  • The virus is transmitted by infected mosquitoes and spread to humans, birds, horses and other animals. (worcesterhealth.info)
  • Triple E is a virus transmitted to humans by mosquitos. (phillyvoice.com)
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis sparked concern among health officials last summer as the deadly mosquito-borne illness experienced a relative resurgence in humans. (phillyvoice.com)
  • The virus has remained rare in humans partly because the species of mosquito that carries it - Culiseta melanura - primarily feasts on birds, including the American robin, for its blood meals. (phillyvoice.com)
  • Any virus that can efficiently infect A. aegypti also has potential access to billions of humans, which explains why the four viruses that have done so have spread pandemically. (phillyvoice.com)
  • Spraying temporarily reduces the number of mosquitoes and therefore fewer mosquitoes are available to transmit virus to humans. (ongov.net)
  • The mosquito-borne virus has been confirmed in ten humans and 45 animals in Michigan this year, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. (wkar.org)
  • The spraying is set to begin Sunday night and will include portions of 14 counties, including 13 where eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in humans or animals. (wkar.org)
  • E quine Eastern Encephalitis (EEE) This disease is also known as the sleeping sickness, it is capable of infecting a wide range of animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even humans. (allivet.com)
  • Equine infection occurs by being bitten by cross-feeding mosquitoes, with a case fatality rate of up to 75% in humans during epizootic outbreaks. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Alphaviruses are arthropod-borne, positive sense single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Togaviridae, comprising of a number of viruses that are pathogenic for animals and humans. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Madariaga viruses rarely cause disease in humans, and are usually associated with a minor to severe arthritic disease. (biomedcentral.com)
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control, Eastern equine encephalitis is rare in humans, and only a few cases are reported in the United States each year. (flaglerlive.com)
  • Humans, horses, and most other infected mammals do not circulate enough viruses in their blood to infect additional mosquitoes. (wikipedia.org)
  • An unprecedented outbreak of fatal eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus occurred during the late summer and fall of 1984 in endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana) at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland. (usgs.gov)
  • Pups were tested before (all pups), during (pup 2), and after (pup 3 only) an outbreak of eastern equine encephalitis. (cdc.gov)
  • Other notable Eastern equine encephalitis outbreak periods in Massachusettes were the years 2004-2006 and 2010-2012. (prepforthat.com)
  • As the coronavirus outbreak shows, viruses are a constant threat to humanity. (news-medical.net)
  • Evidence for multiple foci of eastern equine encephalitis virus (Togaviridae:Alphavirus) in central New York State. (canarydatabase.org)
  • Molecular assay reagents intended to identify eastern equine encephalitis virus, a virus of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae, by detecting the nucleic acid of the target virus. (ophthalmologymanagement.com)
  • It is to known that Eastern equine encephalitis, commonly called Triple E or sleeping sickness, is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus present in North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean. (news18.com)
  • Serology reagents intended to detect antibodies to eastern equine encephalitis virus, a virus of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae. (optometricmanagement.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis virus is an alphavirus that naturally cycles between mosquitoes and birds or rodents in Eastern States of the US. (achengula.com)
  • An alphavirus of the family Togaviridae, the WEE virus is an arbovirus (arthropod-borne virus) transmitted by mosquitoes of the genera Culex and Culiseta. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is urging everyone to continue to protect themselves from mosquito bites now that six horses in Northwestern Wisconsin have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) , caused by the EEE virus, since late July. (wisbusiness.com)
  • Presence of EEE positive horses in the state confirms that there are mosquitoes in the area infected with the EEE virus that can spread the virus to people and other animals. (wisbusiness.com)
  • Evaluation of outbreaks of disease attributable to eastern equine encephalitis virus in horses. (canarydatabase.org)
  • For more information on how to control mosquitoes around horses, please visit vdacs.virginia.gov/animals-eastern-equine-encephalitis.shtml . (virginia.gov)
  • Horses-equines-are the main victims of this infection and the fatality rate is up to 90 percent, though there is a vaccine that works well for horses. (annarboranimalhospital.com)
  • EEE was first recognized in Massachusetts, United States, in 1831, when 75 horses died mysteriously of viral encephalitis. (news18.com)
  • The virus cannot be passed directly between horses or between horses and people. (jsonline.com)
  • Besides limiting exposure to mosquito bites to help control the virus, there is a vaccination for horses, the state Agriculture Department said in a statement. (jsonline.com)
  • Available data does not provide us opportunity to define the number of vaccinated horses in Kentucky exposed to but not contracting WNV annually, it does provide evidence and supports a logical conclusion that timely vaccination against the virus is beneficial and a good defense in protecting horses against WNV. (kyagr.com)
  • E quine viral arteritis (EVA) is a contagious disease of horses caused by equine arteritis virus (EAV) , an RNA virus that is found in horse populations in many countries. (allivet.com)
  • The virus is transmitted to people and horses by bites from infected mosquitoes (Culex tarsalis and Aedes taeniorhynchus) and birds during wet, summer months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately 15-20% of horses that acquire the virus will die or be put down. (wikipedia.org)
  • WEE was discovered in 1930 when a number of horses in the San Joaquin Valley of California, USA died of a mysterious encephalitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Horses and certain birds like ostriches and emus can become infected with, and die from, EEE virus infection. (yorkcounty.gov)
  • Other medically important alphaviruses found in the Americas include, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Mayaro virus (MAYV), and Madariaga (MADV). (cdc.gov)
  • The award will support the accelerated preclinical development and testing of a vaccine to protect soldiers against aerosol exposure with the Western, Eastern, and Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis viruses. (fiercepharma.com)
  • Because of these complex interactions, the risk for human infection in a given year depends on multiple factors, including weather, abundance of birds and mosquitoes that can transmit the virus, human behavior, and clinical awareness and diagnostic testing practices ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Older children and adults who develop encephalitis typically experience a first phase (prodromal phase) that mimics systemic infection, and then go on to develop signs and symptoms of nervous system involvement as well such as headache, irritability, restlessness, drowsiness, convulsions and coma. (pestworld.org)
  • However, since the infection can be so severe, and since EEE virus is known to be circulating in Wisconsin, residents and visitors anywhere in the state should be vigilant in preventing mosquito bites . (wisbusiness.com)
  • Cranes with preexisting EEE virus antibody, apparently reflecting natural infection, exhibited an anamnestic response indicated by a rapid increase and sustained high antibody titer. (usgs.gov)
  • Even though EEE virus vaccine induced neutralizing antibody and produced no adverse side effects, further studies will be required to assess the significance of this response as a strategy for protecting whooping cranes against natural EEE virus infection. (usgs.gov)
  • The risk of contracting the EEE virus is highest during the summer months, and those who live and work near wetland and swamp areas are at higher risk of infection. (vdci.net)
  • All residents of and visitors to areas where EEE virus activity has been identified are at risk of infection," according to the CDC. (jsonline.com)
  • There are no medications to treat, or vaccines to prevent, EEE virus infection. (worcesterhealth.info)
  • Residents and visitors of areas with reported activity of the mosquito-borne virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis are at risk of infection. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • On August 13, 2010, public wellness functionaries in Southwest Michigan informed community members that a 3rd individual had contracted an infection from Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus. (thesportsfamilyclub.org)
  • The greatest risk for infection with this virus is for people who spend a lot of time outdoors. (outbreaknewstoday.com)
  • Background: In fall 2017, three solid organ transplant recipients from a common donor developed encephalitis within one week of transplantation, prompting suspicion of transplant-transmitted infection. (notifylibrary.org)
  • Some people may have symptoms of a cold or stomach infection before encephalitis symptoms begin. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Unlike Eastern equine encephalitis, the overall mortality of WEE is low (approximately 4%) and is associated mostly with infection in the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • After reports of several EEE cases in US, Massachusetts public health officials have confirmed another human case of eastern equine encephalitis, making it the eighth reported case of the season. (news18.com)
  • GENESEE COUNTY - State and local health officials are warning residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites, following a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Genesee County. (wn.com)
  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The Barry County man who was Michigan's first confirmed case of Eastern equine encephalitis in 2020 is going home. (flipboard.com)
  • Children and adults should get routine vaccinations for viruses that can cause encephalitis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • ISFV is a vesiculovirus related to, but serologically and genetically distinct from, the prototype vesicular stomatitis virus vector used in the Profectus Ebola vaccine currently in development. (fiercepharma.com)
  • Genetic and antigenic diversity among eastern equine encephalitis viruses from North, Central, and South America. (ajtmh.org)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), commonly called Triple E or sleeping sickness (not to be confused with African trypanosomiasis), is a disease caused by a zoonotic mosquito vectored Togavirus that is present in North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common to the human disease is group 1, which is considered to be endemic in North America and the Caribbean, while the other three lineages, groups IIA, IIB, and III, are typically found in Central and South America, causing equine illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experimental transmission of eastern equine encephalitis virus by Ochlerotatusj, japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This research will focus of developing an agent-based model of the transmission cycle of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus in the southeastern swamp forest ecosystem. (epa.gov)
  • The Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito is proven to be a vector associated with transmission of the West Nile Virus. (news18.com)
  • An international team of scientists have reported an effective and environmentally sustainable way to block the transmission of mosquito-borne dengue virus, in trials carried out in Malaysia. (news-medical.net)
  • Transmission to equines occurs via cross-feeding mosquitoes, and human infections generally occur in proximity to equine outbreaks. (biomedcentral.com)
  • New Hampshire viruses shared recent common ancestry to those isolated in Connecticut suggesting viral dispersal among these regions. (ajtmh.org)
  • Birds can carry these viruses without developing disease and serve as the viral reservoir. (fiercepharma.com)
  • Equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern, Western and Venezualan), Equine viral encephalomyelitis. (wa.gov.au)
  • This Eastern equine encephalitis virus[EEE 2090-EEE 2090] is preserved under Viral Storage Medium -80C.Tests for the presence of mycoplasmae were negative. (european-virus-archive.com)
  • Identifying viral isolates from field-collected mosquitoes can be difficult and time-consuming, particularly in regions of the world where numerous closely related viruses are co-circulating e.g., the Amazon Basin region of Peru. (dtic.mil)
  • The Western equine encephalomyelitis virus is the causative agent of relatively uncommon viral disease Western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE). (wikipedia.org)
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is a mosquito-borne viral disease and, because of the rate of death among infected persons, is regarded as one of the most serious mosquito-borne diseases in the United States. (yorkcounty.gov)
  • Due to recent heavy rains, this species is particularly numerous now and will potentially have a longer season to spread the virus to birds and then mosquito species that feed on birds and people before the weather turns cold in the fall. (ct.gov)
  • However, Eastern equine encephalitis is occasionally picked up by other mosquito species (i.e. (pestworld.org)
  • The loss of captive whooping cranes to the EEE virus presented a previously unrecognized risk and obstacle to recovery of this species. (usgs.gov)
  • Not only was, there a setback in the captive breeding and reintroduction program for the whooping crane, but, because of the susceptibility of the species to the EEE virus. (usgs.gov)
  • However, through continued surveillance, serological monitoring, and vaccination activities, we are confident that the impact of EEE virus on whooping crane recovery can be overcome to the ultimate benefit of this endangered species. (usgs.gov)
  • Prior to this discovery, the DNR had confirmed that wolves and moose in northeastern Minnesota had been exposed to the virus but never found animals of either species sick with the disease. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Occasionally, other mosquito species transmit the virus to people and other mammals. (hastakshepnews.com)
  • Officials in southern Michigan are warning that pesticides targeting a deadly mosquito-borne virus could kill other insects, including rare and beneficial species. (wkar.org)
  • North American Eastern equine encephalitis virus (13,14), Highlands J virus from North America (15), Western equine encephalitis virus (16) and Sindbis virus (17). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Occurs mainly in North America, around the eastern seaboard and Gulf coast states, and is transmitted by mosquitoes. (bmj.com)
  • Molecular evolution of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in North America. (ajtmh.org)
  • There is no specific treatment for EEE illness, and death occurs in approximately 30% of people who develop encephalitis from EEE. (wisbusiness.com)
  • Forshey says the virus also can cause serious illness in people and other animals such as poultry and deer. (apnews.com)
  • in older children and adults, encephalitis becomes apparent after a few days of systemic illness. (detroitmommies.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis is forcing some Massachusettes communities to change high school sports game schedules as officials issue warnings over the fatal illness. (prepforthat.com)
  • BVNRY) announced today the initiation of the first-in-human trial of MVA-BN® WEV, a prophylactic vaccine candidate against the equine encephalitis virus - a rare, but potentially deadly illness. (wn.com)
  • Three Itasca County ruffed grouse that appeared sick have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), marking the first time the virus has been confirmed to cause illness in a Minnesota wild animal. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • EEE virus particularly infects birds, often with no evidence of illness in the bird. (mass.gov)
  • Symptoms range from mild flu-like illness to encephalitis, coma, and death. (yorkcounty.gov)
  • While the encephalitis is more common among infants, in adults and children, it usually manifests after experiencing the systemic illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Members of the Aedes genus are known vectors of EEE, Zika virus , dengue , yellow fever , West Nile virus , and chikungunya . (vdci.net)
  • Researchers have developed a new method for detecting and destroying the dengue virus that could be adapted for other viruses. (news-medical.net)
  • The health department continues to conduct statewide surveillance for mosquito borne illnesses, including West Nile virus infections, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, and dengue. (flaglerlive.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus poses emergent threat in U.S. (hastakshepnews.com)
  • The virus is typically transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. (ophthalmologymanagement.com)
  • They typically bite at dusk and at night, and are known to vector several diseases including EEE, West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis , and avian malaria. (vdci.net)
  • The EEE virus is typically found in the eastern United States and along the Gulf Coast but also has been found in other states, including Michigan and Wisconsin. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but serious disease in people. (ct.gov)
  • Seizures and focal neurologic signs including cranial nerve palsies develop in approximately half of patients infected, and, unfortunately, approximately a third of all people infected with Eastern equine encephalitis die from the disease. (pestworld.org)
  • For use when other insect repellents just won't cut it, Ben's 100 MAX provides up to 10 hours of protection from ticks and insects that may carry West Nile Virus (WNV), Lyme disease, Malaria, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), and other infectious diseases. (wholesale-direct-first-aid.com)
  • In rare cases, those that contract the virus will develop the serious neuroinvasive disease, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). (vdci.net)
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Information EEE is a rare disease caused by a virus that is spread by infected mosquitoes. (wn.com)
  • WMUR-TV reports the New Hampshire Bureau of Infections Disease Control has raised the risk level in Fremont high, where a batch positive for Eastern equine encephalitis in September. (wn.com)
  • A fifth death due to Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been confirmed in a Cass County resident and a horse has been diagnosed with the disease in Allegan County, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. (wn.com)
  • Now that we've found the EEE virus in Minnesota grouse, we will continue to monitor grouse populations for signs of the disease," said Michelle Carstensen, wildlife health program leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a rare but serious disease caused by a virus. (mass.gov)
  • Primarily based mostly fully on the Facilities for Disease Control and Prevention, the Jap Equine Encephalitis virus, in total identified as EEE, is a rare nevertheless severe reason of brain infections and varied neurological mission. (newsearth.org)
  • There's now not a particular treatment for Jap Equine Encephalitis (EEE), nevertheless a entire lot of therapies may perchance perhaps seemingly also be completed to help organize the symptoms of the disease. (newsearth.org)
  • This disease is caused by Neorickettsia risticii, an organism that lives inside several different cells of the equine body. (allivet.com)
  • This disease has been referred to in the past as equine monocytic ehrlichiosis, or equine ehrlichial colitis. (allivet.com)
  • Equine Eastern Encephalitis (EEE) This disease is also known as the sleeping sickness, it is capable of infecting a wide range of animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and. (allivet.com)
  • In years in which conditions are favorable for the disease, the number of equine cases is over 200. (wikipedia.org)
  • REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) - State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio. (apnews.com)
  • While the virus can infect people of all ages, people under 15 or over 50 and those with weakened immunue systems are at greatest risk for serious health complications, according to state health officials. (gazettenet.com)
  • The New York State Department of Health informed Suffolk County health officials that two additional mosquito sample have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, also referred to as EEE. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Few mosquitoes actually carry the virus, but it is important to take preventive measures when spending time outside, health officials say. (jsonline.com)
  • Confirmation of the virus in Dunn County means it is in Wisconsin's mosquito population this year, according to state officials. (jsonline.com)
  • A person in their 60s has died of Eastern equine encephalitis, Connecticut health officials said Tuesday. (wn.com)
  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire health officials say that Eastern equine encephalitis has been detected in three mosquito batches, one in Portsmouth and two in Fremont. (wn.com)
  • But health officials fear the virus could become more common in the years to come. (phillyvoice.com)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) â " Rhode Island officials say for the first time this season, mosquitoes have tested positive for the Eastern equine encephalitis virus. (netizen24.com)
  • Connecticut agriculture officials have reported the year's first domestic animal cases of West Nile virus. (wamc.org)
  • Officials said mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus are most active during the hours of dusk and dawn, so take precautions if you are out at those times. (kfor.com)
  • These outbreaks may derive from virus that overwinters locally or perhaps results from reintroduction of virus from other sites. (ajtmh.org)
  • EEE affects areas throughout North and South America, with outbreaks occurring mainly in the eastern coastal areas of the United States and Canada, the Caribbean, and Argentina. (vdci.net)
  • Many factors impact when and where outbreaks occur, such as weather, numbers of mosquitoes that spread the virus, and human behavior. (worcesterhealth.info)
  • Vaccines are regularly developed and deployed against specific viruses, but that process takes a lot of time, doesn't help everyone who needs protection, and still leaves people exposed to new outbreaks and new viruses. (news-medical.net)
  • 32 (94%) had a diagnosis of encephalitis, and two (6%) had a diagnosis of meningitis. (cdc.gov)
  • 392 mosquitos have been sampled to have a positive Eastern equine encephalitis diagnosis. (prepforthat.com)
  • The primary method of diagnosis is serologic testing of serum or cerebrospinal fluid to detect virus-specific IgM and neutralizing antibodies. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • The virus is spread between Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and various tree-perching birds found in forested wetlands. (hastakshepnews.com)
  • The EEE virus is maintained in a cycle between Culiseta melanura mosquitoes and avian hosts in freshwater hardwood swamps. (yorkcounty.gov)
  • The role of chickens in the epidemiology of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in Jamaica. (canarydatabase.org)
  • Molecular Epidemiology of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus, New York. (ajtmh.org)
  • Epidemiology of West Nile virus in Connecticut: a five-year analysis of mosquito data 1999-2003. (ajtmh.org)
  • A rapid dot immunoassay for the detection of serum antibodies to eastern equine encephalomyelitis and St. Louis encephalitis viruses in sentinel ch. (nih.gov)
  • These data indicate that the dot immunoassay should be considered as an alternative to current assays for the screening of sera for antibodies to virus antigens. (nih.gov)
  • This assay could easily be performed in the field and allows for the screening of antibodies to several different viruses in one test. (nih.gov)
  • Prevalence of eastern equine encephalitis virus antibodies amo. (mysciencework.com)
  • Prevalence of eastern equine encephalitis virus antibodies among white-tailed deer populations in Maine. (mysciencework.com)
  • Unfortunately, EEE virus is untreatable and is the most severe of the arboviral encephalitides with a mortality of at least 30 percent. (pestworld.org)
  • The mortality rate of those that develop EEE is about 33 percent, the highest among human arboviruses (a virus transmitted by arthropod vectors) cases reported in the U.S. Currently, there is no human vaccine for EEE and patients are treated with supportive care. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • The equine mortality rate due to EEE ranges from 75 to 90 percent. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Evolution of alphaviruses in the eastern equine encephalomyelitis complex. (ajtmh.org)
  • WEE is a recombinant virus between two other alphaviruses, an ancestral Sindbis virus-like virus, and an ancestral Eastern equine encephalitis virus-like virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies were conducted to evaluate the antibody response of cranes following vaccination with a formalin-inactivated EEE virus vaccine. (usgs.gov)
  • The vaccine candidates were tested in a nonhuman primate (NHP) model of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). (nih.gov)
  • For dogs and cats, there is no treatment for eastern equine encephalitis except for supportive care and there is no vaccine available. (annarboranimalhospital.com)
  • Factors to consider should include when was the previous vaccine administered (timing is a critical factor), prevalence of virus in the area, and the exposure risk. (kyagr.com)
  • Are you wondering which equine vaccine is right for your horse? (allivet.com)
  • This study emphasizes the need for evaluating virus titers from field-collected mosquitoes to help assess their role as vectors. (nih.gov)
  • These mosquitoes function as span vectors, reassigning the virus from septic birds to clean mammals, reptilians, and amphibious vehicles ( Schmitt et al. (thesportsfamilyclub.org)
  • These other mosquitoes are referred to as "bridge vectors" because they carry the virus from the avian hosts to other types of hosts, particularly mammals. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is only one of multiple mosquito-borne encephalitis viruses, along with the well-known West Nile virus. (pestworld.org)
  • SUFFOLK, Va. - The first cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been detected in mosquitoes in Hampton Roads, the City of Suffolk said Wednesday. (wtkr.com)
  • Both EEE and West Nile virus are transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • To date this year, Suffolk County has reported 110 mosquito samples and 10 birds confirmed positive for West Nile virus. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • West Nile virus may cause a range of symptoms, from mild to severe. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • There is no specific treatment for West Nile virus. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Chickens used to detect the presence of mosquito-borne illnesses in St. Johns County have tested positive for West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis, according to a news release from the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County. (heraldtribune.com)
  • It is important to note that there are no known human cases of (West Nile virus) or (Eastern equine encephalitis) confirmed at this time," according to the release. (heraldtribune.com)
  • The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) confirms that a horse, stabled in Chesapeake, VA, tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV). (virginia.gov)
  • West Nile virus activity has also been identified in several communities in Massachusetts. (barnstablecounty.org)
  • To reduce the potential for EEE, West Nile Virus (WNV) and other mosquito-borne diseases, the Board of Health conducts a comprehensive mosquito control program. (dekalbhealth.net)
  • The identification of a pool of EEE-positive mosquitoes in Hampton and yesterday's announcement of the first human case of West Nile virus underscore how important it is for people take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites," said Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Dr. Jewel Mullen. (ct.gov)
  • NORTHAMPTON - West Nile virus was detected Tuesday in mosquitoes collected from Northampton and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in mosquitoes collected from Amherst, the state Department of Public Health announced. (gazettenet.com)
  • To date this season, Suffolk County has reported 77 mosquito samples that have tested positive for West Nile virus and nine that have tested positive for EEE. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • On September 17, Suffolk County reported two human cases of West Nile virus. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Clinical signs were consistent with equine West Nile virus (WNV) encephalitis described in the US. (edu.au)
  • There has also been one human case of West Nile virus. (news18.com)
  • The equine vaccines for EEE and West Nile Virus are very effective," Julie McGwin, DATCP's equine program manager said in a statement. (jsonline.com)
  • In Wicomico County, there was one pool that tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), one pool that tested positive for EEE, and an additional pool tested positive for both. (worcesterhealth.info)
  • West Nile Virus is most common during the summer and fall months and the number of infections usually peaks in mid-August. (worcesterhealth.info)
  • For more tips and information about West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis, please visit our websites at http://worcesterhealth.org or http://wicomicohealth.org . (worcesterhealth.info)
  • All birds tested negative for West Nile virus. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • I initially suspected that West Nile virus caused the encephalitis but molecular tests conducted on the grouse in collaboration with the Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University proved EEE virus was to blame. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • In 2018, the DNR began asking hunters to submit grouse samples for West Nile virus testing. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Samples collected the first year showed 12 percent of the birds had been exposed to West Nile virus but none had been exposed to EEE. (ruffedgrousehunter.com)
  • Rhode Island also tests mosquitoes for West Nile virus, which has not yet been found. (netizen24.com)
  • Connecticut and Massachusetts reported finding West Nile virus in mosquito samples this week. (netizen24.com)
  • Onondaga County Interim Health Commissioner, Michelle Mignano, announced today that the New York State Department of Health's laboratory has reported finding the first evidence of West Nile virus (WNV) in Onondaga County this year in two mosquito pools. (outbreaknewstoday.com)
  • Co-Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of diagnostic tests, announced today the launch of their Vector Smart™ NAM-e (North American Mosquito-East) multiplex test, which detects the eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus among mosquito populations, along with West Nile virus (WNV) and St. Louis encephalitis (SLE). (outbreaknewstoday.com)
  • Mosquitoes being screened for West Nile Virus are also tested for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. (kyagr.com)
  • Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today filed legislation to help the Commonwealth more effectively combat diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including arboviruses like Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV), by authorizing a coordinated, proactive, statewide approach to mosquito control activities. (globalbiodefense.com)
  • When a mosquito bites a bird carrying the West Nile virus, the mosquito then becomes infected. (allivet.com)
  • Allivet brings you this comprehensive chart, to make sure your horse is protected against West Nile Virus. (allivet.com)
  • Controlling mosquitoes (a mosquito bite can transmit some viruses) may reduce the chance of some infections that can lead to encephalitis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • This project seeks to investigate the emergence and impact of this virulent virus by elucidating its origins and the biology and pathogenesis of infections. (edu.au)
  • It occurs in small epidemics in the eastern United States and is seen in other parts of North and South America. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Authors of the article "Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus - Another Emergent Arbovirus in the United States" published in NEJM a re David M. Morens, M.D., Gregory K. Folkers, M.S., M.P.H., and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (hastakshepnews.com)
  • EEE occurs in the eastern half of the U.S. and is most commonly detected around swamps in Virginia's coastal plain. (yorkcounty.gov)
  • Therefore, we determined the complete nucleotide sequence of two South American eastern equine encephalomyelitis viruses EEEVs one member from the Peru-Brazil Lineage II clade and one member from the Argentina-Panama Lineage III clade. (dtic.mil)
  • Multiple isolations of eastern equine encephalitis and highlands J viruses from mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) during a 1996 epizootic in southeastern Connecticut. (ajtmh.org)
  • The towns and locations of the sites, date of collection, number of mosquitoes tested, and virus isolations are listed. (ct.gov)
  • Children and adults should avoid contact with anyone who has encephalitis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • West Nile can cause illnesses ranging from a mild fever to more serious diseases like encephalitis or meningitis. (gazettenet.com)
  • In severe cases of EEE a person may experience encephalitis, or swelling of the brain, that may result in death. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • No human cases of either of the two mosquito-borne viruses have been reported this year. (gazettenet.com)
  • Most cases are from the eastern or Gulf Coast states. (annarboranimalhospital.com)
  • There has been a spike in both human and animal cases of Eastern equine encephalitis virus recently, which has killed three people in Connecticut and caused the death of two Mexican gray wolf pups at Binder Park Zoo, Michigan. (wn.com)
  • Since the virus was first identified in Massachusetts in 1938, fewer than 100 cases have occurred. (mass.gov)
  • anticonvulsants for seizures and corticosteroids for brain swelling.In one-third of cases, encephalitis may perchance perhaps seemingly also be deadly or lead to eternal brain hurt. (newsearth.org)
  • In one-third of cases, encephalitis may perchance perhaps seemingly also be deadly or lead to eternal brain hurt. (newsearth.org)
  • Encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus is the leading cause of more severe cases in all ages, including newborns. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Permanent brain damage may occur in severe cases of encephalitis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In Florida, about one to two human cases are reported a year, although over 60 cases of equine encephalitis are reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1938, the first confirmed human cases were identified when 30 children died of encephalitis in the Northeastern United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detailed information about mosquito-borne diseases, surveillance, and reports of current and historical West Nile and Eastern equine virus activity in Massachusetts can be found on the state Department of Public Health website at www.mass.gov/dph/wnv or by calling 617-983-6800. (gazettenet.com)
  • It's always heartbreaking seeing equines succumb to these diseases, knowing that the suffering may have been prevented by vaccination. (jsonline.com)
  • Keeping up with your horse's regularly scheduled vaccines is one of the best ways to protect it against viruses or diseases that are common to a specific geographic region, could. (allivet.com)
  • As most horse owners know, a regularly scheduled vaccination program is one of the best ways to safeguard your hours(s) against viruses or diseases that are common to a specific geographic. (allivet.com)
  • Phylogenetic analysis of eastern equine encephalitis virus genomic sequences of isolates from Volusia County, Florida (Region 3). (cdc.gov)
  • The 38 isolates were evenly distributed between lineages II and III virus groupings. (dtic.mil)
  • After the virus enters the body, the brain tissue swells. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Lethality follows severe neurological signs, and may be linked to a threshold level of virus replication in the brain. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The virus affects the brain and spinal cord of the infected host. (wikipedia.org)
  • Confirmations may require a sample of cerebral spinal fluid or brain tissue, although CT scans and MRI scans are used to detect encephalitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many Massachusettes communities are now being determined to have a critical risk level in concern with deadly Eastern equine encephalitis as more people continue to be diagnosed. (prepforthat.com)
  • A horse in Dunn County recently tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis, the state's first confirmed case of the deadly virus this year. (jsonline.com)
  • Amid the global health crisis of the coronavirus (COVID-19), scientists from around the world are racing to find a treatment to stop the deadly virus. (news-medical.net)
  • This was the first time the deadly virus has appeared in Eaton County. (wkar.org)
  • Suffolk County treated areas of Manorville for EEE virus on August 30, following the New York State health commissioner's declaration of an "Imminent Threat to Public Health" in Suffolk County on August 25. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Since EEE and another virus, West Nile, follow mosquito populations, the threat normally starts in the summer and lasts until the first killing frost. (jsonline.com)
  • Eastern equine encephalitis can be fatal for people of all ages and health statuses. (prepforthat.com)
  • The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Voluntown on July 10, 2013 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE). (ct.gov)
  • Dr. James Tomarken, Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services, reports another mosquito sample has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. (suffolkcountyny.gov)
  • Elkhart County Health Department said Friday that it received notices from the state recently that mosquitoes have tested positive for West Niles Virus throughout the county. (abc57.com)
  • According to the state Department of Public Health, the person has tested positive for the EEE virus. (news18.com)
  • Snow Hill, Md. (August 28, 2013) - The Wicomico and Worcester County Health Departments received updated test results from the State of Maryland that a mosquito pool in southern Worcester County tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). (worcesterhealth.info)
  • A blood sample was found positive for the virus. (wamc.org)
  • The Eastern Ontario Health Unit has confirmed that one horse in Stormont County has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. (ourhometown.ca)
  • Cornwall - Aug. 19, 2011 - One horse in Stormont County has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. (ourhometown.ca)
  • A deer found dead in the Charlotte area tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. (wkar.org)
  • Several of the department's "sentinel" chicken flocks have tested positive for EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis) virus. (flaglerlive.com)