West Nile virus in Mexico: evidence of widespread circulation since July 2002.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

West Nile virus (WNV) antibodies were detected in horses from five Mexican states, and WNV was isolated from a Common Raven in the state of Tabasco. Phylogenetic studies indicate that this isolate, the first from Mexico, is related to strains from the central United States but has a relatively high degree of sequence divergence.

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Cited Authors

  • Estrada-Franco, JG; Navarro-Lopez, R; Beasley, DWC; Coffey, L; Carrara, A-S; Travassos da Rosa, A; Clements, T; Wang, E; Ludwig, GV; Cortes, AC; Ramírez, PP; Tesh, RB; Barrett, ADT; Weaver, SC

Published Date

  • December 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1604 - 1607

PubMed ID

  • 14720402

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3034333

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid0912.030564


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States