West Nile virus Infection among Humans, Texas, USA, 2002–2011

Emerging Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor: 6.75). 01/2013; 19(1):137-9. DOI: 10.3201/eid1901.121135
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We conducted an epidemiologic analysis to document West Nile virus infections among humans in Texas, USA, during 2002-2011. West Nile virus has become endemic to Texas; the number of reported cases increased every 3 years. Risk for infection was greatest in rural northwestern Texas, where Culex tarsalis mosquitoes are the predominant mosquito species.

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