Serological Evidence of Arbovirus Infection in the Seminole Indians of Southern Florida

Science  17 Jul 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3629, pp. 270-272
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3629.270


A serological survey of the Seminole Indians in south Florida for evidence of exposure to arbovirus infection indicated not only past infection with the recognized North American encephalitis viruses—a high incidence for St. Louis encephalitis—but exposure to a Bunyamwera group agent and to Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, activity of which had not been previously recognized north of Panama.