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Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005

Dispatch

West Nile Virus in Morocco, 2003

Isabelle Schuffenecker*Comments to Author , Christophe N. Peyrefitte†, Mohammed el Harrak‡, Séverine Murri*, Agnès Leblond§, and Hervé G. Zeller*
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur, Lyon, France; †Institut de Médecine Tropicale du Service de Santé des Armées, Marseille, France; ‡Laboratoire Bio-Pharma, Rabat, Morocco; §Ecole Vétérinaire de Lyon, Marcy l'Etoile, France

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Clinical and epidemiologic features of 9 horses with confirmed West Nile virus (WNV) infection, Kenitra Province, Morocco*

Locality Age (y) Sex Date of symptoms Clinical data Death
Ouled Slama 6 M Sept 12, 2003 Paralysis
Ameur Seflia 7 M Sept 11, 2003 Paralysis, fever +
? 8 F Sept 07, 2003 Paralysis +
Mograne 7 F Sept 14, 2003 Paralysis +
Ameur Seflia 6 M Sept 19, 2003 Ataxia, fever
Ameur Seflia 7 M Sept 23, 2003 Ataxia
Mograne 6 M Sept 29, 2003 Paresis, fever +
Mograne 10 F Oct 1, 2003 Paresis, fever +†
Ameur Seflia 10 F ? Paresis, fever

*(y), years of age; M, male; F, female.
†Source of the Morocco 2003 WNV strain (04.05).

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