Tick-borne encephalitis

Common Name(s)

Tick-borne encephalitis

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a viral infection caused by a tick bite. Beginning symptoms are flu-like (fever, aches, and fatigue). Seizures, loss of control of physical movement, and light sensitivity may occur if the infection worsens. There is no cure for TBE, so treatment focuses on improving symptoms and comforting the patient until the infection passes. TBE is found in regions of Europe and Asia. If travelling to these regions there is a TBE vaccine to protect yourself from an infection. Another simple way to prevent TBE is to check your body for ticks after travelling through any wooded areas or habitats where ticks might live.

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The terms "Tick-borne encephalitis" returned 147 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Burden of Tick-Borne Encephalitis in Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) for Slovenia.
 

Author(s): Renata Šmit, Maarten J Postma

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Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) presents an increasing burden in many parts of Europe, Asian Russia, Siberia, Asian former USSR and Far East. Incidence can be considered as one way to express the burden. A more comprehensive measure concerns disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), better ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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Molecular Basis of the Divergent Immunogenicity of Two Pediatric Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus Vaccines.
 

Author(s): Yvonne Beck, Richard Fritz, Klaus Orlinger, Stefan Kiermayr, Reinhard Ilk, Daniel Portsmouth, Eva-Maria Pöllabauer, Alexandra Löw-Baselli, Annett Hessel, Doris Kölch, M Keith Howard, P Noel Barrett, Thomas R Kreil

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Studies evaluating the immunogenicity of two pediatric tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) vaccines have reported contradictory results. These vaccines are based on two different strains of the European TBEV subtype: FSME-Immun Junior is based on the Neudörfl (Nd) strain, whereas ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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The Willingness to Pay for Vaccination against Tick-Borne Encephalitis and Implications for Public Health Policy: Evidence from Sweden.
 

Author(s): Daniel Slunge

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The increasing incidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Sweden and several other European countries has sparked a discussion about the need for a public vaccination strategy. However, TBE vaccination coverage is incomplete and there is little knowledge about the factors influencing ...

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2015

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The terms "Tick-borne encephalitis" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Psychiatric aspects of herpes simplex encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis and herpes zoster encephalitis among immunocompetent patients.
 

Author(s): Magdalena Więdłocha, Piotr Marcinowicz, Bartłomiej Stańczykiewicz

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;24(2):361-71.

 

The psychopathological symptoms occurring in the course of diseases associated with infections are often initially isolated and non-characteristic, and may cause diagnostic difficulties. Moreover, such disorders tend to be less responsive to psychiatric management. Among possible ...

Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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Epidemiology of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Europe and its prevention by available vaccines.
 

Author(s): Daniela Amicizia, Alexander Domnich, Donatella Panatto, Piero Luigi Lai, Maria Luisa Cristina, Ulderico Avio, Roberto Gasparini

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 May;9(5):1163-71.

 

Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE), which is caused by a Flavivirus, is the most common tick-transmitted disease in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia. Today, TBE is endemic in 27 European countries, and has become an international public health problem. The epidemiology of TBE is changing ...

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2013

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Recommendations for tick-borne encephalitis vaccination from the Central European Vaccination Awareness Group (CEVAG).
 

Author(s): Dace Zavadska, Ioana Anca, Francis André, Mustafa Bakir, Roman Chlibek, Milan Cižman, Inga Ivaskeviciene, Atanas Mangarov, Zsófia Mészner, Marko Pokorn, Roman Prymula, Darko Richter, Nuran Salman, Pavol Simurka, Eda Tamm, Goran Tešović, Ingrid Urbancikova, Vytautas Usonis

Journal: Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 Feb;9(2):362-74.

 

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a viral neurological zoonotic disease transmitted to humans by ticks or by consumption of unpasteurized dairy products from infected cows, goats, or sheep. TBE is highly endemic in areas of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia where it is a major ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Tick-borne Encephalitis and Positive Borrelial Antibodies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tick-borne Encephalitis

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2016

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A Phase II, Open Label Trial of a Vaccine (FSME-IMMUN 0.5 mL) Against Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE) for NIAID Workers Manipulating Tick Borne Encephalitis Virus (TBEV) in the Laboratory
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tick-Borne Encephalitis; Encephalitis, Tick-Borne; Tick-Borne Disease; Glycoprotein E, Flavivirus; NSI Protein, Flavivirus

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2016

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New Study - Humoral Response to Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccine in Elderly
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tick-borne Encephalitis

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2015

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