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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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