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tick-borne encephalitis (Central European subtype)

 

Definition: tick-borne meningoencephalitis caused by a flavivirus closely related to the virus causing the Far Eastern type; it is transmitted by Ixodes ricinus, also by infected raw milk, especially that of goats.

Synonym(s): biundulant meningoencephalitis, Central European tick-borne fever, diphasic milk fever, Russian spring-summer encephalitis (Western subtype)

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