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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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After WNV, the most frequently reported arboviruses were La Crosse (35 cases), Powassan (22), and Jamestown Canyon (15) viruses.
Asi por ejemplo, en Norteamerica, se han realizado estudios de deteccion del virus Powassan y algunos Phlebovirus circulantes en los Estados Unidos (EE.
Serologic Evidence of Powassan Virus Infection in Patients with Suspected Lyme Disease
These include tick-borne Rickettsia, Bartonella, Babesia, Powassan Virus and Anaplasma/Erlichia.
Schumer said any delay in federal action will allow newly emerging disease like Powassan, which is even deadlier than Lyme disease, to impact already vulnerable areas like Syracuse, Oswego and the rest of Central New York.
Louis, Eastern, and Western Equine encephalitis, La Crosse encephalitis, Colorado tick fever, and Powassan virus.
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.
The new molecular-based tests include Borrelia miyamotoi, Borrelia hermsii, Rickettsia parkeri, Heartland Virus, Rift Valley Fever Virus, Powassan Virus.
At the same meeting of the ASTMH, New York Medical College researcher Marc El Khoury reported that many cases previously attributed to Powassan virus are actually more likely caused by the deer tick virus.
Q While parked on the shoulder of Highway 11 near Powassan, Ontario (a couple of hundred metres past a huge rock cut blasted in recent years to make way for two-laning), we came across a curious find and thought you might be able to help us identify it (that is, determine whether it's a fairly recent "thing" or a not-so-recent "thing").
SAN ANTONIO -- The incidence of Powassan encephalitis, a tick-borne cause of long-term neurologic problems, disability, and death, has recently been increasing in the northern United States and in Canada, and a second virus lineage found in the deer tick might someday enable the disease to spread even further, a researcher from the New York State Department of Health reported.