tick-borne encephalitis (Eastern subtype)
Definition: a severe form of encephalitis caused by a flavivirus (Flaviviridae family), and transmitted by ticks (Ixodes pertulcatus and I. ricinus).
Synonym(s): Russian tick-borne encephalitis
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