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Vee virus

Vee virus --> venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus

A group A arbovirus of the genus alphavirus, family togaviridae, occurring in Venezuela and several other south American countries, in Panama and Trinidad, and occasionally the united states causing [[venezuelan Equine encephalomyelitis]] in horses and humans; it seems to be more viscerotropic than neurotropic; the virus is transmitted by culex mosquitoes.

Synonym: vEE virus.


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