2 log10 PFU of Venezuelan equine encephalitis
virus subtype IE strain MX01-22 * Tissue virus content ([log.
Blood cell counts and hemoglobin values in a 3-year-old boy with Venezuelan equine encephalitis
, Jeberos, Peru, January 2006 * Leukocytes, % Date/time Leukoc Neutrophils of sample Platelets/ Hematocrit, ytes/ collection [mm.
Eastern equine encephalitis
virus (EEEV; genus Alphavirus: family Togaviridae) is maintained in an enzootic cycle between omithophilic mosquitoes and birds.
Venezuelan equine encephalitis
virus (VEEV), a member of the family Togaviridae, genus Alphavirus (5), was first isolated and characterized in 1938 (6, 7) and affects humans and equids in the Americas (8,9).
Products in development at DVC include vaccines for botulinum neurotoxin, tularemia, Venezuelan equine encephalitis
, anthrax and plague, and a therapeutic blood product, vaccinia immune globulin, to treat complications of smallpox vaccination.
Biodefense biologics in development include vaccinia immune globulin, smallpox vaccine, next-generation anthrax vaccine, plague vaccine, Venezuelan equine encephalitis
vaccine, tularemia vaccine, botulinum bivalent and multivalent vaccines and botulinum polyclonal antitoxin.
That's near the area where mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis
were found Aug.
Everglades virus (EVEV), an alphavirus in the Venezuelan equine encephalitis
complex, circulates among rodents and vector mosquitoes in Florida and occasionally infects humans.
Louis encephalitis, Eastern Equine encephalitis
virus, smallpox, Dengue, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, and polio.
In addition, the eastern equine encephalitis
virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Westboro.
Negative results were also obtained for the alphaviruses Western equine encephalitis
, Eastern equine encephalitis
, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis
by using mouse hyperimmune ascitic fluid.
Borow concluded, "Covalent and DVC are currently working together on the assessment of vaccines for protection against botulinum neurotoxin, Venezuelan equine encephalitis
(VEE), and plague.
Flaviviruses represent a broad group of potentially devastating viruses, including West Nile Virus, Equine Encephalitis
virus, Dengue Fever virus and Japanese Encephalitis in children, where 33% of patients die acutely.
dagger]) The following viruses were tested for herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1, HSV-2, varicella-zoster virus (HSV-3), Epsetin-Barr virus (human herpesvirus [HHV] type 4), cytomegalovirus (HHV-5), (HHV-6), HHV-7, HHV-8, dengue virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, rubella virus, West Nile virus, yellow fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis virus, Nipah virus, measles virus, mumps virus, parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, metapneumovirus, Chikungunya virus, Sindbis virus, Semliki Forest virus, eastern equine encephalitis
virus, western equine encephalitis
virus, poliovirus, Coxsackie virus, echovirus, enterovirus, lyssaviruses, and Chandipura virus.
Four cases of eastern equine encephalitis
were confirmed in Massachusetts as of late September, and two, including one in a 5-year-old child--have been fatal, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.