P. W. C.
The demonstration of the occurrence of equine encephalomyelitis in man adds another to the long list of human virus diseases. It also gives new interest and practical significance to some recent observations bearing on the epidemiology of this disease. It was first recognized by Meyer and his associates1 in 1930 in a serious epizootic among horses in California. These observers isolated the virus from several animals in the earliest stages of the disease, and differentiated it from the other known viruses. They reproduced the disease in mice, rats, rabbits, monkeys, and most easily in guinea pigs, which were susceptible not
C. PW. EQUINE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS IN MAN. Ann Intern Med. ;13:368–371. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-2-368
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(2):368-371.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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