Endemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in the Americas: hidden under the dengue umbrella.

@article{Aguilar2011EndemicVE,
  title={Endemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in the Americas: hidden under the dengue umbrella.},
  author={Patricia V. Aguilar and Jos{\'e} Guillermo Estrada-Franco and Roberto Navarro-Lopez and Cristina Ferro and Andrew D. Haddow and Scott C. Weaver},
  journal={Future virology},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={721-740}
}
Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) is an emerging infectious disease in Latin America. Outbreaks have been recorded for decades in countries with enzootic circulation, and the recent implementation of surveillance systems has allowed the detection of additional human cases in countries and areas with previously unknown VEE activity. Clinically, VEE is indistinguishable from dengue and other arboviral diseases and confirmatory diagnosis requires the use of specialized laboratory tests that are… CONTINUE READING
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