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.
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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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Phylogenic analysis of the envelope gene of St. Louis encephalitis virus. Arch Virol.
Variation among strains of St. Louis encephalitis virus: basis for a genetic, pathogenetic and epidemiological classification.
Viruses other than West Nile virus detected: S, St. Louis encephalitis virus; Y, yellow fever virus; D, dengue virus; F, unspecified flavivirus.
Three of 1835 birds (0.16%) had evidence of antiflavivirus antibodies, which demonstrated neutralizing activity to JEV and St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV).
EEE, eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus; SLE, St. Louis encephalitis virus; WEE, western equine encephalomyelitis virus, WNV, West Nile virus.
Epidemiology of St. Louis encephalitis virus. Adv Virus Res.
Eleven cases of St. Louis encephalitis virus disease were reported from three states (Alabama, Arizona, and California) (Table 2).
The histopathologic examinations of tissues from the autopsies of 4 fatal cases of encephalitis in New York in 1999, including the unique distribution of neuronal necrosis and perivascular cuffing and the finding of flaviviral antigens in the brain stem, were key to confirming the deaths were due to West Nile virus, rather than St. Louis encephalitis virus as first suspected.
health officials say it has been found to transmit West Nile virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus. --SPA 02:47 LOCAL TIME 23:47 GMT
That's over 10 times more than the combined number of reported cases of neuroinvasive disease caused by the other arthropod-borne viruses or arboviruses: La Crosse virus, eastern equine encephalitis virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, and Powassan virus, Dr.
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): An international team of researchers has cracked the DNA sequence of the mosquito species whose bite transmits West Nile virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus and the microscopic worm responsible for elephantiasis.

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