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Research Article

Comparison of Argentinean Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus Non-Epidemic and Epidemic Strain Infections in an Avian Model

  • Luis Adrián Diaz mail,

    adrian.diaz@conicet.gov.ar

    Affiliation: Laboratorio Arbovirus, Instituto de Virología “Dr. J. M. Vanella,” Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina

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  • Nicole M. Nemeth,

    Affiliation: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Richard A. Bowen,

    Affiliation: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Walter R. Almiron,

    Affiliation: Centro Investigaciones Entomológicas de Córdoba, Facultad Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina

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  • Marta S. Contigiani

    Affiliation: Laboratorio Arbovirus, Instituto de Virología “Dr. J. M. Vanella,” Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina

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  • Published: May 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001177

About the Authors

Luis Adrián Diaz, Marta S. Contigiani
Laboratorio Arbovirus, Instituto de Virología “Dr. J. M. Vanella,” Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
Nicole M. Nemeth, Richard A. Bowen
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
Walter R. Almiron
Centro Investigaciones Entomológicas de Córdoba, Facultad Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina

Corresponding Author

Email: adrian.diaz@conicet.gov.ar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LAD NMN RAB MSC. Performed the experiments: LAD NMN. Analyzed the data: LAD NMN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LAD NMN RAB MSC. Wrote the manuscript: LAD NMN. Reviewed and edited the paper: RAB MSC WRA.