La Crosse encephalitis


La Crosse encephalitis
La Crosse encephalitis lə-'krȯs- n an encephalitis typically affecting children that is caused by the La Crosse virus transmitted esp. by a mosquito of the genus Aedes (A. triseriatus)

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encephalitis caused by the La Crosse virus, transmitted by Aedes triseriatus, and occurring primarily in children, chiefly in the midwestern United States.

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