Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus(redirected from VEE virus)
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Related to VEE virus: EEE virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus
Ven·e·zu·e·lan e·quine en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis vi·rus
a group A arbovirus of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae, occurring in Venezuela and several other South American countries, in Panama and Trinidad, and occasionally the U.S. causing Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis in horses and humans; it seems to be more viscerotropic than neurotropic; the virus is transmitted by Culex mosquitoes.
Synonym(s): VEE virus