Tick-borne encephalitis virus in horses, Austria, 2011

James O. Rushton, Sylvie Lecollinet, Zdenek Hubálek, Petra Svobodová, Helga Lussy, Norbert Nowotny

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An unexpectedly high infection rate (26.1%) of tickborne encephalitis virus (TBEV) was identified in a herd of 257 horses of the same breed distributed among 3 federal states in Austria. Young age (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)635-637
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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    Rushton, J. O., Lecollinet, S., Hubálek, Z., Svobodová, P., Lussy, H., & Nowotny, N. (2013). Tick-borne encephalitis virus in horses, Austria, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 19(4), 635-637. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid1904.121450