Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 22, issue 4, P755-772 2008 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2008.05.007 View full text
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Regan N. Theiler, Sonja A. Rasmussen, Tracee A. Treadwell, Denise J. Jamieson

Abstract: Emerging infections, many zoonotic, are caused by a variety of pathogens with global distribution. Previously rare pathogens have emerged; global travel facilitates their rapid spread. Human encroachment on remote areas has brought contact with zoonotic diseases never before characterized. Although systematic study of rare outbreaks can be challenging, knowledge of emerging pathogens and their effects on women is accumulating. This article discusses effects of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, West Nile viru…

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