WEST NILE VIRUS. West Nile Virus: Background. First isolated 1937 Flavivirus Africa, West Asia, Europe and the Middle East 1999 US isolate similar to a goose isolate from Israel. Mosquito vector. Incidental infections. Incidental infections. Bird reservoir hosts.
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Incubation period -- 3 to 15 days
Majorvector potential WNV vector in Western US
1. Storm drains
2. Clogged roof gutters
3. Window wells
4. Uncovered containers
5. Leaky faucets and standing water
6. Garden ponds
7. Swimming pools
8. Tires and wheelbarrows
9. Birdbaths and children’s toys
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Most horses do not get sick after experimental infection!
230 = No Vax
97 = 1 Vax
45 = 2 Vax
For more information about humans and WNV: www.cdc.gov
For more information about WNV, USDA Website: www.aphis.usda.gov/oa/wnv
For more information about WNV in horses: