West Nile Virus Infection among Humans, Texas, USA, 2002–2011
Published Date:Jan 2013
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 19(1):137-139.
Aged, 80 And Over
West Nile Fever
West Nile Virus
Description: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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