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Thirty-five La Crosse virus disease cases were reported from six states (Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and West Virginia), including 31 (89%) that were neuroinvasive (Table 1).
Of the 9 La Crosse virus disease case-patients with AFP, 8 had confirmed infections and 1 probable.
We typically see an increase in mosquito-borne illnesses caused by West Nile Virus and La Crosse Virus in our state this time of year, said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.
Cases of neuroinvasive La Crosse virus disease outnumber West Nile virus disease in the pediatric age group because the age distribution of the infections is dramatically different.
Once infected with the La Crosse virus, Aedes triseriatus resists subsequent infection by this and other viruses -- apparently because of a mechanism that blocks viral replication in the insect's midgut cells.
As previously reported, La Crosse virus was the most common cause of neuroinvasive arboviral disease among children (5).
Serologic analysis by indirect immunofluorescence is a sound way to detect IgM and IgG antibodies to the La Crosse virus as long as stringent criteria are followed while reading the results, Dr.
Cases were caused by WNV (2,205 cases, 95%), La Crosse virus (80), Jamestown Canyon virus (11), St.
After WNV, the next most commonly reported cause of arboviral disease was La Crosse virus (LACV) (85 cases), followed by Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV) (22), Powassan virus (POWV) (15), and eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) (eight).
Transmission of La Crosse virus by four strains of Aedes albopictus to and from the eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus).
Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), and California serogroup viruses such as La Crosse virus (LACV) and Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV).