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Increased relative risk of tick-borne encephalitis in warmer weather

Abstract:

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a serious acute neuroinfection of humans caused by a tick-borne flavivirus. The disease is typically seasonal, linked to the host-seeking activity of Ixodes ricinus (predominantly nymphs), the principal European tick vector species. To address the need for accurate risk predictions of contracting TBE, data on 4,044 TBE cases reported in the Czech Republic during 2001–2006 were compared with questing activity of I. ricinus nymphs monitored weekly at a defined l...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fcimb.2018.00090

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National Institute of Public Health More from this funder
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Frontiers Media Publisher's website
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Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
8
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Article: 90
Publication date:
2018-03-22
Acceptance date:
2018-03-07
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ISSN:
2235-2988
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pubs:833697
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uri:2b7f5817-b134-43a1-b186-eb01805fe13a
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uuid:2b7f5817-b134-43a1-b186-eb01805fe13a
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pubs:833697

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