St. Louis encephalitis virus

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St. Lou·is en·ceph·a·li·tis vi·rus

a group B arbovirus, genus Flavivirus in the family Flaviviridae, occurring in the U.S., Trinidad, and Panama; normally present as inapparent infection in humans, but sometimes a cause of encephalitis; the virus has been isolated from birds in Panama and from several mosquito species, especially Psorophora.

St. Lou·is en·ceph·a·li·tis vi·rus

(sānt lū'is en-sef'ă-lī'tis vī'rŭs)
A group B arbovirus often causing inapparent infection but sometimes encephalitis; the virus has been isolated from birds and from several mosquito species, especially Psorophora.
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