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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports

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  • Brackney DE, Nofchissey RA, Fitzpatrick KA, Brown IK, Ebel GD. Stable prevalence of Powassan virus in Ixodes scapularis in a northern Wisconsin focus. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;79(6):971-973.
  • Dupuis AP, Peters RJ, Pruinski MA et al. Isolation of deer tick virus (Powassan virus, lineage II) from Ixodes scapularis and detection of antibody in vertebrate hosts sampled in the Hudson Valley, New York State. Parasites & Vectors. 2013;6:185.
  • Ebel GD. Update on Powassan virus: emergence of a North American tick-borne flavivirus. Annu Rev Entomol. 2010;55:95-110.
  • Ebel GD, Kramer LD. Short report: duration of tick attachment required for transmission of Powassan virus by deer ticks. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004;71(3):268-271.
  • Ebel GD, Spielman A, Telford SR, 3rd. Phylogeny of North American Powassan virus. J Gen Virol. Jul 2001;82(Pt 7):1657-1665.
  • El Khoury MY, Camargo JF, White, JL, Backenson BP, Dupuis II AP, et al. Potential Role of Deer Tick Virus in Powassan Encephalitis Cases in Lyme Disease-endemic Areas of New York, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Dec;19(12):1926.
  • Hinten SR, Beckett GA, Gensheimer KF, et al. Increased recognition of Powassan encephalitis in the United States, 1999-2005. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2008;8(6):733-740.
  • Johnson DK, Staples JE, Sotir MJ, Warshauer DM, Davis JP. Tickborne Powassan virus infections among Wisconsin residents. Wis Med J. 2010;109(2):91-7.
  • Neitzel DF, Lynfield R, Smith K. Powassan virus encephalitis, Minnesota, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;19(4):686.
  • Nofchissey RA, Deardorff ER, Blevins TM et al. Seroprevalence of Powassan virus in New England deer, 1979-2010. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jun;88(6):1159-62.
  • Piantadosi A, Rubin DB, McQuillen DP, Hsu L, et al. Emerging Cases of Powassan Virus Encephalitis in New England: Clinical Presentation, Imagin, and Review of the Literature. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;62(6):707-13.
  • Romero JR, Simonsen KA. Powassan encephalitis and Colorado tick fever. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2008;22(3):545-559.
  • Tavakoli NP, Wang H, Dupuis M, et al. Fatal case of deer tick virus encephalitis. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(20):2099-2107.