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La Crosse virus continued to be more frequently reported in children than in other age groups (5).
The cause of death for this patient was unclear, but after we reviewed the medical and death records, we did not believe it was directly associated with La Crosse virus infection.
9 cases of La Crosse virus neuroinvasive disease per million U.
Eighty La Crosse virus disease cases were reported from nine states; 76 (95%) were neuroinvasive (Table 1).
However, La Crosse virus was the most common cause of neuroinvasive arboviral disease among children.
Recently introduced Aedes albopictus in the United States: potential vector of La Crosse virus (Bunyaviridae: California serogroup).
Age group (yrs) <18 4 (27) 0 -- 18-59 4 (27) 4 (57) [greater than or equal to] 60 7 (47) 3 (43) Sex Male 13 (87) 4 (57) Female 2 (13) 3 (43) Period of illness onset January-March 0 -- 0 April-June 1 (7) 7 (100) July-September 13 (87) 0 -- October-December 1 (7) 0 -- Clinical syndrome Nonneuroinvasive 0 -- 0 -- Neuroinvasive 15 (100) 7 (100) Encephalitis 13 (87) 4 (57) Meningitis 2 (13) 3 (43) Acute flaccid paralysis ([dagger]) 0 -- 0 -- Outcome Hospitalization 14 (93) 6 (86) Death 5 (33) 0 -- * Three California serogroup virus disease cases in addition to the La Crosse virus disease cases were reported, including two caused by Jamestown Canyon virus and one unspecified.
triseriatus mosquitoes because they are the natural vector and overwintering host of La Crosse virus, they are extremely tolerant to a range of temperatures, they are distributed from Florida to eastern Canada (9).
Seventy-five cases of CALV disease, including 68 (91%) neuroinvasive disease cases, were reported from 11 states (Table 2); 74 (99%) of the CALV cases were caused by La Crosse virus, the most commonly reported CALV in the United States.
In the United States, 29-167 cases of California serogroup virus encephalitis are diagnosed annually, and most cases result from La Crosse virus (LACV) (18), which is one of the most important arboviral agents causing encephalitis in children in the United States but is rarely found in adults.
Results were equivocal for IgM and IgG antibodies against La Crosse virus (LACV) by ELISA.
To the Editor: The California serogroup (CAL) of orthobunyaviruses, including Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV) and La Crosse virus (LACV), can cause neuroinvasive disease in humans (1-3).
La Crosse virus (LACV), a California serogroup bunyavirus, is a leading cause of pediatric arboviral encephalitis in the United States and is transmitted primarily by the eastern treehole mosquito (Aedes triseriatus) (1).
La Crosse virus (LACV) (family Bunyaviridae, genus Orthobunyavirus) is the primary cause of arthropodborne viral (arboviral) encephalitis in children in the United States.
The Missouri case occurred in a 4-year-old resident of Stone County; La Crosse virus was recovered from brain tissue.