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Detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Antibodies in Moose (Alces americana), Maine, C Lubelczyk, SP Elias, L Kantar, J Albert, S Hansen… - Vector-Borne and Zoonotic …, 2014

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Detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Antibodies in Moose (Alces americana), Maine,   C Lubelczyk, SP Elias, L Kantar, J Albert, S Hansen… - Vector-Borne and Zoonotic …, 2014
... Moose sera were collected from harvested animals during the 2010 hunting season in Maine. Of the 145 serum samples screened by plaque reduction neutralization test (PRNT), 16 (11%) had antibodies to eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV). Positive samples were collected from Aroostook County (n=13), Somerset County (n=2), and Piscataquis County (n=1) in northern and central Maine... This is the first report of EEEV in moose from Maine.



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