St Louis encephalitis
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Related to St Louis encephalitis: West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, Western equine encephalitis, California encephalitis
St Louis encephalitisInfectious disease The most common cause of epidemic viral encephalitis in the US; < 1% are clinically apparent Clinical Fever, headache, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis Epidemiology SLE is transmitted in passerine birds–eg, sparrows–Passer domesticus are the main vertebrate amplifying host; there are regional differences on the mosquito vector
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