Langat virus


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Langat virus

Abbreviation: LGT
A tick-borne Flavivirus, responsible for encephalitis, primarily in mice. It causes mild disease in humans. Its genetic similarity to other tick-borne encephalitis viruses makes it a candidate for the development of encephalitis vaccines.
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Langat virus

a tick-borne flavivirus isolated in Malaysia, closely related to other viruses that cause louping ill.