Experimental Infection of Potential Reservoir Hosts with Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus, Mexico
Eleanor R. Deardorff, Naomi L. Forrester, Amelia P. Travassos da Rosa, Jose G. Estrada-Franco, Roberto Navarro-Lopez, Robert B. Tesh, and Nikos Vasilakis
Author affiliations: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA (E.R. Deardorff, N.L. Forrester, A.P. Travassos da Rosa, J.G. Estrada-Franco, R.B. Tesh, S.C. Weaver); Comision Mexico–Estados Unidos para la Prevencion de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exoticas de los Animales, Mexico City, Mexico (R. Navarro-Lopez)
Figure 3. Relatedness of 7 wild rodent genera that have been experimentally evaluated for suitability as amplifying hosts in enzootic transmission cycles of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus. The 5 genera included in this study are presented in boldface; the 3 novel genera are underlined.
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