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Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Oct;12(10):1559-61.

West Nile virus isolation from equines in Argentina, 2006.

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Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas, Dr. Julio I. Malztegui, Pergainino, Buenos Aires, Argentina. malemor@yahoo.com.ar

Abstract

West Nile virus (WNV) was isolated from the brains of 3 horses that died from encephalitis in February 2006. The horses were from different farms in central Argentina and had not traveled outside the country. This is the first isolation of WNV in South America.

PMID:
17176571
PMCID:
PMC3290965
DOI:
10.3201/eid1210.060852
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