Endemic Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis in Northern Peru
Patricia V. Aguilar*, Ivorlyne P. Greene*, Lark L. Coffey*, Gladys Medina*1, Abelardo C. Moncayo*2, Michael Anishchenko*, George V. Ludwig†, Michael J. Turell‡, Monica L. O’Guinn‡, John Lee‡, Robert B. Tesh*, Douglas M. Watts†, Kevin L. Russell†, Christine Hice*, Stephen Yanoviak*, Amy C. Morrison§, Terry A. Klein‡, David J. Dohm‡, Hilda Guzman*, Amelia P.A. Travassos da Rosa*, Carolina Guevara†, Tadeusz Kochel†, James Olson†, Cesar Cabezas¶, and Scott C. Weaver*
Author affiliations: *University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA; †Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru; ‡U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA; §University of California, Davis, California, USA; ¶Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima, Peru
Figure 1. Map of Peru showing the geographic distribution of the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) complex isolates included in the study. Numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of isolates compared to the total number of febrile cases during the year. ID, IAB, IIIC, IIID correspond to VEEV subtypes isolated during the indicated year.
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