Encephalomyelitis, Equine


Encephalitis, Equine

Equine Encephalitis

Equine Encephalomyelitis

Equine Encephalomyelitis Viral Infections

Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Infections

Infections, Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus

A group of ALPHAVIRUS INFECTIONS which affect horses and man, transmitted via the bites of mosquitoes. Disorders in this category are endemic to regions of South America and North America. In humans, clinical manifestations vary with the type of infection, and range from a mild influenza-like syndrome to a fulminant encephalitis. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp8-10)