West Nile virus: a reemerging global pathogen.

@article{Petersen2001WestNV,
  title={West Nile virus: a reemerging global pathogen.},
  author={L. Petersen and J. Roehrig},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={7},
  pages={611 - 614}
}
  • L. Petersen, J. Roehrig
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine, Geography
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • [Volgograd], 942 cases; United States, 62 cases in 1999 and 21 in 2000; Israel, 2 cases in 1999 and 417 in 2000); and 3) high avian death rates accompanying the human outbreaks, in outbreaks in Israel and the United States. Recent outbreaks of WN virus have been accompanied by an apparent evolution of a new WN virus variant. WN virus can be divided genetically into two lineages. Only members of lineage 1 WN viruses have been associated with clinical human encephalitis. Lineage 1 WN viruses have… CONTINUE READING
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