tick-borne encephalitis virus

(redirected from Russian Spring-Summer Encephalitis Virus)
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tick-·borne en·ceph·a·li·tis vi·rus

arboviruses of the genus Flavivirus that occur in Central Europe and Russia in multiple subtypes, causing two forms of encephalitis in humans: tick-borne encephalitis (Central European subtype) and tick-borne encephalitis (Eastern subtype); the vectors are ticks of the genus Ixodes.

tick-borne en·ceph·a·li·tis vi·rus

(tik'bōrn en-sef'ă-lī'tis vī'rŭs)
An arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus that occurs in Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia, in two subtypes, causing two forms of encephalitis in humans: tick-borne encephalitis (Central European subtype) and tick-borne encephalitis (Eastern European subtype); the vectors are ticks of the genus Ixodes.
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