Venezuelan equine encephalitis and upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Child

Stalin Vilcarromero, V. Alberto Laguna-Torres, Connie Fernández, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Luis Suárez, Manuel Céspedes, Patricia V. Aguilar, Tadeusz J. Kochel

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Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) is reemerging in Peru. VEE virus subtype ID in Peru has not been previously associated with severe disease manifestations. In 2006, VEE virus subtype ID was isolated from a boy with severe febrile disease and gastrointestinal bleeding; the strain contained 2 mutations within the PE2 region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-325
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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