Jamestown Canyon virus


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Related to Jamestown Canyon virus: West Nile virus, West Nile fever, Powassan virus, WNV

James·town Can·yon vi·rus

a member of the California group of arboviruses (family Bunyaviridae), which has been associated with a mild febrile illness in humans in North America.

Jamestown Canyon virus

serotype of California group of viruses capable of causing equine encephalitis in horses.
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Human Jamestown Canyon virus seropositivity by sex and age, Nova Scotia, Canada No.
Louis encephalitis virus, and four new states reported their first Jamestown Canyon virus disease cases in 2015.
Jamestown Canyon virus disease cases continue to be reported from new locations (e.
Age group (yrs) <18 2 (25) 18-59 3 (38) [greater than or 3 (38) equal to] 60 Sex Male 6 (75) Female 2 (25) Period of illness onset January-March 2 (25) April-June 1 (13) July-September 2 (25) October-December 3 (38) Clinical syndrome Nonneuroinvasive 0 (0) Neuroinvasive 8 (100) Encephalitis 8 (100) Meningitis 0 (0) Acute flaccid 0 (0) paralysis ([dagger]) Outcome Hospitalization 8 (100) Death 4 (50) * Five unspecified California serogroup virus disease cases in addition to the La Crosse virus and Jamestown Canyon virus disease cases were reported.
Age group (yrs) <18 4 (27) 0 -- 18-59 4 (27) 4 (57) [greater than or equal to] 60 7 (47) 3 (43) Sex Male 13 (87) 4 (57) Female 2 (13) 3 (43) Period of illness onset January-March 0 -- 0 April-June 1 (7) 7 (100) July-September 13 (87) 0 -- October-December 1 (7) 0 -- Clinical syndrome Nonneuroinvasive 0 -- 0 -- Neuroinvasive 15 (100) 7 (100) Encephalitis 13 (87) 4 (57) Meningitis 2 (13) 3 (43) Acute flaccid paralysis ([dagger]) 0 -- 0 -- Outcome Hospitalization 14 (93) 6 (86) Death 5 (33) 0 -- * Three California serogroup virus disease cases in addition to the La Crosse virus disease cases were reported, including two caused by Jamestown Canyon virus and one unspecified.
Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV) is a mosquito-borne zoonotic pathogen belonging to the California serogroup of bunyaviruses.