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Powassan,

city in Ontario, Canada, where disease was first reported.
Powassan encephalitis - an acute disease of children, transmitted by ixodid ticks.
Powassan virus - causes Powassan encephalitis.
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These tiny arachnids also carry pathogens that cause the potentially fatal (https://www.ibtimes.com/what-powassan-virus-rare-tick-infection-could-be-worse-lyme-disease-1877059) Powassan fever.
After each collection period, ticks are sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for identification and testing of blacklegged ticks for five tickborne pathogens: Borrelia burgdorferi (the pathogen that causes Lyme disease), Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti, Borrelia miyamotoi, and Powassan virus.
There were 73,000 cases reported in Pennsylvania over that period, and tick-borne diseases--including Lyme disease, anaplasmosis/ ehrlichiosis, spotted fever rickettsiosis, babesiosis, tularemia, and Powassan virus, among others--affected almost 492,000 people nationwide, with Lyme disease representing the majority of cases, the CDC said in a Vital Signs report.
Powassan virus (POWV) encephalitis can have devastating complications and has infected 10 residents of Maine during 2000-2017.
Other arboviruses, including Jamestown Canyon, La Crosse, Powassan, St.
For example, Powassan virus, recognized in 1958, causes a febrile illness that can be followed by progressive and severe neurologic conditions, resulting in death in 10% to 15% of cases and long-term symptoms in as many as 70% of survivors.
Although there are effective therapies available for common tickborne bacteria and parasites, there are none for tickborne viruses such as Powassan virus.
All those cases of Zika virus were not, however, enough to put the mosquito-borne diseases--dengue, Zika, West Nile virus, malaria, Chikungunya, and a few other rare viruses--ahead of the tick-borne diseases--Lyme disease, anaplasmosis/ehrlichiosis, spotted fever rickettsiosis, babesiosis, tularemia, and Powassan virus--for the first time.
Other tick-borne diseases include Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, Powassan disease, tick-borne relapsing fever and tularemia.
These include tick-borne Rickettsia, Bartonella, Babesia, Powassan Virus and Anaplasma/Erlichia.
Five cases of Powassan virus, which is transmitted by the black-legged or deer tick, which also causes Lyme disease, have been reported in the state between 2013 and 2014, Dr.
The Municipality of Powassan received $387,646 to help build an industrial park, which would potentially attract new businesses to the community.