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- Humanized Mono clonal Antibody against West Nile Virus Envelope Protein Administered after Neuronal Infection Protects against Lethal Encephalitis in Hamsters. Morrey, John D.; Siddharthan, Venkatraman; Olsen, Aaron L.; Roper, Grant Y.; Hong Wang; Baldwin, Thomas J.; Koenig, Scott; Johnson, Syd; Nordstrom, Jeffrey L.; Diamond, Michael S. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;11/1/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 9, p1300
Humans infected with West Nile virus (WNV) may clinically present with symptoms that are suggestive of neurological infection. Nearly all treatments of WNV disease have been effective in animal models only if administered before or soon after viral challenge. Here, we evaluated whether a potent...
- Evading the West Nile Virus epidemic. Hinrichs, James // Wentzville Journal;9/19/2012, Vol. 50 Issue 38, pB2
The article discusses how people can protect themselves from West Nile Virus such as by eliminating places where water can collect, treating water that cannot be emptied with products such as Mosquito Dunks and by protecting the body by covering as many areas of the skin and using insect repellent.
- West Nile virus risk extremely high. // Graham Leader;8/5/2012, Vol. 136 Issue 102, p5A
The article presents information on the warning issued by the Texas Department of State Health Services to people to prevent the risk of contracting West Nile virus and highlights that the department has urged people to use insect repellent during dawn and dusk to prevent this mosquito borne...
- Calgary Experience with West Niele Virus Neurological Syndrome During the Late Summer of 2003. Sayao, Ana-Luiza; Suchowersky, Oksana; Al-Khathaami, Ali; Klassen, Brian; Katz, Nili R.; Sevick, Robert; Tilley, Peter; Fox, Julie; Patry, David // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;May2004, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p194
Describes the neurological manifestations of West Nile virus infection in seven patients in Calgary, Alberta, Canada between August 25 to September 25, 2003. Clinical evidence of aseptic meningitis, encephalomyelitis, cerebellar syndrome or motor neuropathy; Age of patients; Clinical signs and...
- West Nile Spikes in 2012. DAY, DOUG // Cleaner;Jul2013, p58
The article discusses preventive measures which can be practiced by field workers to avoid West Nile Virus. It offers information on a report by the Centers for Disease Control that more than 5,000 cases of the virus were reported in 2012 causing the death of 243 people. It states that...
- SKIN COATING. // Roads & Bridges;Apr2005, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p62
Evaluates the Sprayon Insect Repellent II S00856 from Krylon Products Group against West Nile Virus. Percentage of its concentration of N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET); Number of hours the repellent could protect against mosquito bites; Other insects the product can ward off.
- A COMPARISON OF TWO WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTION ASSAYS (TAQMAN REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION AND VECTEST ANTIGEN ASSAY) DURING THREE CONSECUTIVE OUTBREAKS IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS. Lampman, Richard L.; Krasavin, Nina M.; Szyska, Michael; Novak, Robert J. // Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association;2006, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p76
Mosquitoes identified as female Culex (Culex) species, primarily mixtures or uniform batches of Culex pipiens and Culex restuans, were collected daily from gravid traps by 2 mosquito abatement districts (MADs) in Cook County, Illinois. From 2002 through 2004, batches (pools) of mosquitoes were...
- West Nile Virus: Precaution is key to a safe, healthy summer. // Graham Leader;7/20/2014, Vol. 138 Issue 97, p4A
The author focuses on the West Nile illness in Texas caused by the West Nile Virus carried by mosquitoes after rain, mention the symptoms of the illness such as headache, fever and muscle and joint pain, and presents precautions such as spraying insect repellent and draining standing water.
- Buzz Off, West Nile! Matus, Jordan; Harrar, Sari // Prevention;Jun2003, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p40
No matter where you live, West Nile virus (WNV) could be buzzing close by. Human cases--3, 756 in 2002, with 239 deaths--have already appeared in 44 states. This potentially deadly virus, transmitted by pesky mosquitoes, is expected to spread even further in 2003. Here's how leading WNV experts...