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An eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) outbreak in Quebec in the fall of 2008

By Sonia Chénier, Geneviève Côté, Johanne Vanderstock, Susana Macieira, Alain Laperle and Pierre Hélie

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Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) was diagnosed in 19 horses and a flock of emus in the province of Quebec in fall 2008. The EEE virus caused unusual gross lesions in the central nervous system of one horse. This disease is not usually present in Quebec and the relation between the outbreak and favorable environmental conditions that summer are discussed

Topics: Scientific
Publisher: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2920158
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