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Role of Wildlife Hosts in the Epizootiology of Lacrosse Virus in Wisconsin

  • W. R. Hansen
  • T. M. Yuill

Abstract

The California encephalitis virus group has become recognized as the arthropod-borne virus group of greatest public health importance in North America. Within this group, LaCrosse (LAC) virus has been identified as the etiological agent causing several hundred cases of human encephalitis in the upper Midwest.

Keywords

Plaque Size Gray Squirrel Plaque Type Transovarial Transmission Plaque Reduction Neutralization Test 
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Zusammenfassung

Die California-Encephalitis-Virusgruppe wird als die Arthropod-borne-Virusgruppe mit der grössten Bedeutung für die Volksgesundheit in Nordamerika angesehen. Innerhalb dieser Gruppe ist LaCrosse-Virus als ätiologisches Agens für einige hundert Fälle von menschlichen Enzephalitiden im oberen Mittelwesten identifiziert worden.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. R. Hansen
    • 1
  • T. M. Yuill
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Assistant and Associate Professor Department of Veterinary ScienceUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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