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Serological evidence of Powassan virus in mammals from Russia, Alaska and New Mexico, 2004-2007
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Full Publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1912.130319
Product Type: Journal Article
Authors: Deardorff, E., R. A. Nofchissey, J. A. Cook, A. G. Hope, A. Tsvetkova, S. L. Talbot, and G. D. Ebel
Powassan virus (POWV) is endemic to the United States, Canada and the Russian Far East. We report serological evidence of POWV circulation in Siberia, Alaska and New Mexico. These data support further studies of viral ecology in rapidly changing Arctic environments.