Most endemic arboviral
diseases are nationally notifiable and are reported to CDC through ArboNET, a national arboviral
surveillance system managed by CDC and state health departments (3,4).
Although the prospective screening program was largely set up and driven by concern about the risk of Zika virus infection, this was not among the arboviral
infections identified, reported Krow Ampofo, MD, professor of pediatrics in the division of pediatric infectious diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Seroprevalence and distribution of arboviral
infections among rural Kenyan adults: a cross-sectional study.
Surveillance and control of arboviral
diseases, including dengue, has become significantly more complex since the introduction of the chikungunya virus in 2013 and the Zika virus in 2014-2015.
The re-emerging arboviral
threat: Hidden enemies: The emergence of obscure arboviral
diseases, and the potential use of Wolbachia in their control.
chief of the CDC Arboviral
Diseases Branch, Fort Collins, Colo.
Among the emerging infectious diseases, the arboviral
diseases group has particularly warrant attention in global health landscape with its potential for epidemics and its unprecedented spread (4,5).
Marc Fischer, an epidemiologist with CDC's Arboviral
The range of transmission of dengue fever (DF), one of the most prevalent arboviral
diseases in the world, has increased in recent decades.
Knowledge of arboviral
infection among Florida's crested caracara, which is both state and federally threatened, is valuable, when considering increasing pressure on this population from rapid and extensive habitat alterations.
Emphasis is placed on laboratory and epidemiologic research to improve diagnosis, surveillance, prevention, and control of diseases of major public health importance such as Lyme disease, dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever, West Nile virus, yellow fever, arboviral
encephalitis, plague, and tularemia.
Vector-borne illnesses such as malaria and toxin-borne illnesses like Hunta viruses, Dengue Fever, Arboviral
Encephalitis, and cholera are shown to be effected by habitat change, the result of altered weather and warming.
Del Piero says there are five main arboviral
agents of encephalitis that are transmitted by mosquitoes: West Nile, eastern equine, western equine, St.
In 2002, West Nile virus produced the largest outbreak of arboviral
meningo-encephalitis ever reported in North America, with 4,156 cases of the virus reported to state and local health departments," Stephen Ostroff, MD, CDC deputy director said at a press conference sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) in Washington on July 16.
The CDC is closely monitoring West Nile virus reports from around the country," said Roger Nasci, Chief of CDC's Arboviral