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Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.230.150
B04.820.578.875.054.320
Unique ID
D004663
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004663
Annotation
infection: coordinate with ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, EQUINE but see note there
Scope Note
A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing encephalomyelitis in Equidae and humans. The virus ranges along the Atlantic seaboard of the United States and Canada and as far south as the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. Infections in horses show a mortality of up to 90 percent and in humans as high as 80 percent in epidemics.
Entry Version
ENCEPH VIRUS EASTERN EQUINE
Entry Term(s)
EEE Virus
Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus
Eastern equine encephalitis virus
Encephalomyelitis Virus, Eastern Equine
Registry Number
txid11021
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ALPHAVIRUSES 1981-90; was see under ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES 1975-80
History Note
91(75); was see under ALPHAVIRUSES 1981-90; was see under ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES 1975-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine Preferred
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