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The incidence risk, clustering, and clinical presentation of La Crosse virus infections in the eastern United States, 2003-2007.
La Crosse virus continued to be the most common cause of neuroinvasive arboviral disease in children (5).
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.
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.
La Crosse virus in Aedes japonicus japonicus mosquitoes in the Appalachian Region, United States.
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.
* Epidemiology of La Crosse Virus Emergence, Appalachian Region, United States
After WNV, the next most commonly reported cause of arboviral disease was La Crosse virus (80 cases), followed by Jamestown Canyon virus (11), St.