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California Group Virus Transmission
Facts about California group virus:
- California Group viruses are transmitted from animals to humans by mosquitoes.
- Snowshoe hares and at least 16 other mammals are known to carry this virus.
- This virus is mainly present in the North Central States and New York.
- California Group virus usually affects children in rural or suburban areas.
PubMed California Group Virus References
- Clark GG, Martin RJ, Pretula HL, Langkop CW, Rohrer HH. California group virus infections in Illinois. IMJ Ill Med J. 1980 Feb;157(2):91-6. 
- Fauvel M, Artsob H, Calisher CH, Davignon L, Chagnon A, Skvorc-Ranko R, Belloncik S. California group virus encephalitis in three children from Quebec: clinical and serologic findings. Can Med Assoc J. 1980 Jan 12;122(1):60-2, 64. 
- Moulton DW, Thompson WH. California group virus infections in small, forest-dwelling mammals of Wisconsin. Some ecological considerations. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1971 May;20(3):474-82.