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Tickborne Encephalitis Virus, Norway and Denmark

By Tone Skarpaas, Irina Golovljova, Sirkka Vene, Unn Ljøstad, Haakon Sjursen, Alexander Plyusnin and Åke Lundkvist

Abstract

Serum from 2 Norwegians with tickborne encephalitis (TBE) (1 of whom was infected in Denmark) and 810 Norwegian ticks were tested for TBE virus (TBEV) RNA by reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction. Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis were performed. This is the first genome detection of TBEV in serum from Norwegian patients

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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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