louping-ill virus

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loup·ing-·ill vi·rus

a virus of the genus Flavivirus that causes louping ill and is transmitted by the hard tick Ixodes ricinus.
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Laurenson et al., "Persistence and transmission of tick-borne viruses: ixodes ricinus and louping-ill virus in red grouse populations," Parasitology, vol.