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Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis Summary

Description: A form of arboviral encephalitis endemic to Central America and the northern latitudes of South America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, VENEZUELAN EQUINE) is transmitted to humans and horses via the bite of several mosquito species. Human viral infection may be asymptomatic or remain restricted to a mild influenza-like illness. Encephalitis, usually not severe, occurs in a small percentage of cases and may rarely feature SEIZURES and COMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)

Also Known As: Encephalomyelitis, Venezuelan Equine; Encephalomyelitides, Venezuelan Equine; Equine Encephalitis, Venezuelan; Equine Encephalomyelitides, Venezuelan; Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Show All >>

Networked: 292 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vaccines : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : IBA
  2. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 23 results : IBA
  3. Formaldehyde (Formol) : 2 outcomes in 13 results : FDA 1
  4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  5. Epitopes : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  6. Melatonin : 1 outcome in 13 results : IBA
  7. Suspensions : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  8. Ribavirin (Virazole) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 16 Generic
  9. Dactinomycin (Ac-De) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 2 Generic
  10. Poly I-C : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

  1. Infection
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis
  4. Yellow Fever
  5. Western Equine Encephalomyelitis (Encephalitis, Western Equine)
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Key Therapies for Venezuelan Equine Encephalomyelitis

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  1. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result
  3. Intraperitoneal Injections : 1 result
  4. Enema (Enemas) : 1 result

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