Cache Valley Virus, a Previously Undescribed Mosquito-Borne Agent

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Science  30 Oct 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3383, pp. 1187-1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3383.1187


Cache Valley virus was isolated from Culiseta inornata mosquitoes collected in Utah. The newly isolated agent causes signs of encephalitis in mice inoculated intracerebrally. It has been classified with the Bunyamwera group of anthropod-borne (Arbor) viruses.