Inkoo virus


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Inkoo virus

Abbreviation: INK
A European arbovirus of the California family of bunyaviruses. It is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected mosquitoes, causing fevers, encephalitis, and meningitis.
See also: virus
References in periodicals archive ?
hpi, hour postinoculation; INKV, Inkoo virus; JCV, Jamestown Canyon virus; LACV, La Crosse virus; MOI, multiplicity of infection; NS, not significant; Ref, referent; SSHV, snowshoe hare virus; TAHV, Tahyna virus.
Suspected Puumala virus infection 2001 May 25-Sep 4 1,294 2 0.15 2004 Jun 14-Sep 1 958 1 0.10 2012 Jun 5-Aug 21 498 2 0.40 2013 May 16-Sep 26 824 0 0 Total 3,574 5 0.14 Neurologic symptoms 2003 Jun 2-Sep 29 711 2 0.28 2004 Jun 10-Sep 17 868 2 0.23 2005 Jun 23-Oct 1 969 2 0.21 2007 Jun 20-Aug 30 563 0 0 2012 Jun 8-Oct 15 1,103 3 0.27 Total 4,214 9 0.21 Suspected Inkoo virus infection 2004 32 1 3.13 2005 30 0 0 2006 21 0 0 2007 31 0 0 2008 11 0 0 2009 15 0 0 2010 16 0 0 2011 14 0 0 2012 3 0 0 Total 173 1 0.58 All patient groups 7,961 15 0.19 * Samples from patients were initially screened for Puumala virus, for agents causing neurologic infections, or Inkoo virus.