tick-borne encephalitis virus
Definition: arboviruses of the genus Flavivirus that occur in Central Europe and Russia in multiple 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.
Synonym(s): Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus, tick-borne virus
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