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Tick-borne encephalitis

Disease definition

An infectious disease characterized by central nervous system (CNS) involvement caused by the TBE virus (TBEV) and transmitted to humans principally by the bite of ticks from the Ixodes genus. The symptomatology is often biphasic, with the initial phase being associated with a nonspecific febrile illness and the second phase with meningitis, meningoencephalitis or meningoencephalomyelitis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • TBE
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A84.0  A84.1  A84.8  A84.9
  • ICD-11: 1C80
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0014061
  • MeSH: D004675
  • GARD: 5216
  • MedDRA: 10043848

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