16. Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch16

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis, in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEEV);
  • VEEV, single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus;
  • Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), positive-sense RNA;
  • West Nile virus (WNV), a flavivirus;
  • Yellow fever virus (YFV), single-stranded positive-sense RNA;
  • Zika Fever, Zika virus, enveloped RNA flavivirus;
  • Zika, tropical regions of the Old World, absent from the Americas


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Western Equine Encephalitis

  • West Nile Fever

  • Yellow Fever

  • Zika Fever