EEE - Eastern Equine Encephalitis

EEE - Eastern Equine Encephalitis - Cyanosis Neurological...

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Virus acute inflammation of the brain affects North American horses most commonly found: East of the Mississippi first confirmed in 1938 in New England Primary vector = Mosquito In humans: o 90% morbidity o 50-70% mortality 2 types   o Systemic infection Malaise Myalgia Fever No neurological effects o Encephalitic infection High fever Drowsiness Diarrhea and vomiting
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Unformatted text preview: Cyanosis Neurological effects More common around marshes summer and early fall o Vector population usually dies off during winter Can be transmitted by birds EEE Eastern Equine Encephalitis Prevention and Control o Immunization Prevent outbreaks in equine o Appropriate mosquito control...
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