Arbovirus Infection Underlying Cause
Facts about arbovirus infection:
Arbovirus Infection Encephalitis
The western equine encephalitis virus is an Arbovirus that occurs throughout the US. For an unknown reason, a high proportion of infections occur in children less than 1 year old. Eastern equine encephalitis occurs in the eastern US, mainly in young children and people over 55 years of age. Eastern equine encephalitis has a higher mortality rate than the western variety.
Arbovirus Infection Flavivirus
Flaviviruses are one type of arbovirus. The most well-known member of the group is the West Nile virus. West Nile was first reported in the US in 1999, where an outbreak resulted in several deaths. During the summer of 1999, 7 out of the 60 infected people died from this virus.
Arbovirus Infection Hemorrhagic
Hemorrhagic arboviruses include:
Arbovirus Infection Orbivirus
Orbiviruses are a type of arbovirus. There is one type of Orbivirus that causes disease in the US: Colorado tick fever.
Arbovirus Infection Types
Types of arboviruses and the insect that transmits the infection include:
|California Group Virus||Mosquito|
|Colorado Tick Fever||Tick|
|Congo Hemorrhagic Fever||Tick|
|Eastern Equine Encephalitis||Mosquito|
|Rift Valley Fever||Mosquito|
|St Louis Encephalitis||Mosquito|
|Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis||Mosquito|
|West Nile Virus||Mosquito|
|Western Equine Encephalitis||Mosquito|
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