eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus


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east·ern e·quine en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis vi·rus

a virus of the genus Alphavirus (formerly group A arbovirus), in the family Togaviridae, occurring in the eastern U.S.; it is normally present in certain wild birds and small rodents as an inapparent infection but is capable of causing eastern equine encephalomyelitis in horses and humans following transfer by the bites of culicine mosquitoes.
Synonym(s): EEE virus
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Reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) primers used to sequence Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus RNA Title Sense Primer Use Region 9930 Forward 5'-GCGCTGCTTATTTTGCTGT-3' RT-PCR E1 11582 Reverse 5'-ATTATGCGCTGCCTGTAGTGTTTA-3' RT-PCR E1 4043 Forward 5'-GTGCGCGGCGACATAACAAAGAG-3' RT-PCR NSP3 4976 Reverse 5'-CCGGGGGTACAGTGCCAGAGAA-3' RT-PCR NSP3 10470 Forward 5'-ATGCCAAACTCATCATAGGTCCACT-3' Sequencing E1 10938 Forward 5'-GTATAGCCACCGTTGCCTACAAATC-3' Sequencing E1 11345 Forward 5'-CAGGCAGTGTATAAGGCTGTCTTAC-3' Sequencing E1 T3 Forward 5'-AATTAACCCTCACTAAAGGGA-3' Sequencing NSP3 Table 2.

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