woodcutter's encephalitis

wood·cut·ter's en·ceph·a·li·tis

tick-borne encephalitis (Eastern subtype).
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Either of two flaviviral meningoencephalitides
(1) Biundulant meningoencephalitis, Central European tick-borne fever, diphasic milk fever, Russian spring-summer encephalitis, Western subtype Tick-borne meningoencephalitis, Central European subtype
Aetiology A flavivirus closely related to Far Eastern type
Vectors Ixodes ricinus, infected raw milk, especially goat’s milk
(2) Russian tick-borne encephalitis Tick-borne encephalitis, Eastern subtype, a severe form of flavivirus-induced encephalitis
Vectors Ixodes pertulcatus, I ricinus
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