Arbovirus in Florida

Arbovirus surveillance in Florida includes endemic viruses West Nile virus (WNV), Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), and Highlands J virus (HJV) and exotic viruses such as Dengue virus (DENV) and California encephalitis group viruses (CEV). During the period April 4-10, 2010, the arboviral activity listed in this report was recorded in Florida.

WNV activity: Twelve sentinel chickens from Walton, Hillsborough, and Palm Beach counties tested positive for antibodies to WNV. In 2010, positive samples from 22 sentinel chickens have been received from four counties.

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