tick-borne 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.
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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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First human case of tick-borne encephalitis virus infection acquired in the Netherlands, July 2016.
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Detection strategies of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Swedish Ixodes ricinus reveal evolutionary characteristics of emerging tick-borne flaviviruses.
microti, Neoehrlichia mikurencis, and tick-borne encephalitis virus (2).
Efficient transmission of tick-borne encephalitis virus between cofeeding ticks.
European subtype tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes persulcatus ticks.
Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and tick-borne encephalitis virus in zoo animal species in the Czech Republic.
Epizootiological study of tick-borne encephalitis virus infection in Japan.
EIA, enzyme immunoassay; IFA, immunofluorescence antibody assay; POWV, Powassan virus; [PRNT.sub.90], [greater than or equal to] 90% plaque reduction neutralization test; RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR; TBD, tickborne disease; TBEV-C, tick-borne encephalitis virus complex; WNV, West Nile virus.
Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) can infect humans, causing febrile illness; neurologic complications include encephalitis (1).
Identification of tick-borne encephalitis virus ribonucleic acid in tick suspensions and in clinical specimens by a reverse-transcription-nested polymerase chain reaction assay.