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Experimental Infection of Potential Reservoir Hosts with Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus, Mexico

By Eleanor R. Deardorff, Naomi L. Forrester, Amelia P. Travassos da Rosa, Jose G. Estrada-Franco, Roberto Navarro-Lopez, Robert B. Tesh and Scott C. Weaver


Multiple wild rodent species can serve as amplifying reservoir hosts for virus subtype IE

Topics: Research
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Provided by: PubMed Central

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