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Tick-borne flaviviruses.

Abstract:

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), one of the most dangerous neuroinfections in Europe and Asia, is caused by tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) and currently involves approximately 11,000 human cases annually, mostly in Russia. This chapter describes the main problems associated with the epidemiology, ecology, pathogenesis, and control of this disease. We have attempted to review the factors that influence the incidence and distribution of TBE, and to discuss possible reasons for the different...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Advances in virus research
Volume:
61
Pages:
317-371
Publication date:
2003
DOI:
EISSN:
1557-8399
ISSN:
0065-3527
URN:
uuid:e900493e-1afc-42ba-98c0-608b28b22033
Source identifiers:
402995
Local pid:
pubs:402995

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