tick-borne encephalitis virusmedical dictionary


<virology> An arbovirus of the genus Flavivirus that occurs in Central Europe and the USSR in two 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.

Synonyms: Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus, tick-borne virus.

(05 Mar 2000)

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