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Abstract

Eastern equine encephalitis virus in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, 1994.

Abstract

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus isolations were recorded from Culiseta melanura collected in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, USA, during 1994. There was no EEE reported in humans, horses or birds. Presented here are the results of the 1994 EEE surveillance program in Suffolk County and an investigation of C. melanura breeding habitats conducted in the Manorville/Riverhead area of Suffolk County during August 1994.