Venezuelan equine encephalitis febrile cases among humans in the Peruvian Amazon River region.

@article{Watts1998VenezuelanEE,
  title={Venezuelan equine encephalitis febrile cases among humans in the Peruvian Amazon River region.},
  author={Douglas M. Watts and Joel Callahan and Cristina Rossi and Max Oberste and John T. Roehrig and M T Wooster and Jonathan F. Smith and Cecil B. Cropp and E M Gentrau and Nick Karabatsos and D G{\"u}bler and Curtis G. Hayes},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1998},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
A survey was conducted from October 1, 1993 to June 30, 1995 to determine the arboviral etiologies of febrile illnesses in the city of Iquitos in the Amazon River Basin of Peru. The study subjects were patients who were enrolled at medical care clinics or in their homes by Peruvian Ministry of Health (MOH) workers as part of the passive and active disease surveillance program of the MOH. The clinical criterion for enrollment was the diagnosis of a suspected viral-associated, acute… CONTINUE READING