New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus infection

New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus infection

A mild clinical infection arising from human exposure to reservoirs of New Jersey vesicular stomatitis virus in wild animals (e.g., swine in Georgia, spider monkeys in Central America).

Clinical findings
60% of those exposed develop disease after a 1–2 day incubation; fever, chills, malaise, myalgias, nausea, vomiting, pharyngitis; rarely, oral vesicles.
 
Prognosis
Spontaneous resolution in 1 week.
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