WNV


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WNV

Abbreviation for West Nile virus.
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Mosquitoes were classified by species; pooled by date, trap location, species, and trap type; and tested for WNV infection [average number of mosquitoes tested in each group was 13.4 (range, 1-25); see Supplemental Material (doi:10.1289/ehp.1001939) for details on the WNV testing procedures].
In 2007, there were six human cases of WNV in Massachusetts.
The FDA stressed the test is not intended for use on samples of cord blood or as an aid in the diagnosis of WNV infection.
The drug, AVI-4020, binds to the single-stranded RNA of the WNV to prevent its ability to replicate.
To investigate known markers of WNV virulence, we conducted comparative analyses of viral genome sequences.
Equine WNV is also a World Organisation for Animal Health-listed disease, enabling researchers to use horses for WNV surveillance internationally.
Last week, the Delaware Division of Public Health Laboratory reported this years first finding of WNV in blood samples taken from DNRECs sentinel chickens that are monitored for mosquito-borne diseases.
The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) antigen capture assay, originally developed for SLE, was adapted for WNV. (6) Subsequently, the number of specimens being tested increased dramatically.
As of November 24, 2015, a total of 117 cases of flavivirus disease had been reported to the Arizona Department of Health Services, including 75 WNV, 19 SLEV, and 23 unspecified flavivirus disease cases.
One exception was a case in which a woman with WNV died and her organs were transplanted into four different people.
In most cases, people who are infected with WNV never become sick, or have only very mild symptoms that include fever, headache, nausea, body aches, and a mild skin rash.