Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Eastern equine encephalitis may present with symptoms and signs such as headache, fever, vomiting, myalgia, convulsions, confusion, dizziness, coma and death.
Eastern equine encephalitis is transmitted by the bite of the infected mosquitoes. Eastern equine encephalitis virus will spread and invade the central nervous system via choroid plexus and capillary endothelial cells.
Eastern equine encephalitis virus is a member of alphavirus. Alphaviruses are form of arbovirus. Eastern equine encephalitis virus is detected via virus specific antibody titer.
The important preventive step may include the use of DEET containing insect repellants.
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