Japanese encephalitis


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Japanese encephalitis

n.
An epidemic encephalitis or encephalomyelitis of Japan, Siberia, and other parts of Asia, caused by a mosquito-borne flavivirus.
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The company says the new assay can also detect other members of the Japanese Encephalitis virus group, of which West Nile is a member.
Complex includes: Alfuy, Cacipacore, Japanese encephalitis, Koutango, Kunjin, Murray Valley encephalitis, St.
De Groot and her colleagues compared the genomes of a Japanese encephalitis virus and a strain of West Nile virus that killed several people in New York in 1999.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Japanese Encephalitis.
Comprehensive mapping antigenic epitopes of NS1 protein of Japanese encephalitis virus with monoclonal antibodies.
In our study it can be seen that scrub typhus was the most important infective cause of AES, second only to Japanese Encephalitis in our region.
Sophie is suffering from a severe form of Japanese encephalitis, which is most common in rural areas throughout South East Asia, the Pacific islands and the Far East, but is very rare in travellers.
Doctors are referring all patients to NBMCH to get the Japanese encephalitis test done.
Particularly, from 7th July itself, and they are coming now, till now 83 cases out of 344 have been detected as Japanese encephalitis and other are due to some other causes," said Satpathy.
Recommendations for use of inactivated Vero cell culture-derived Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine in adults and children aged [greater than or equal to] 2 months traveling to JE-endemic areas * * JE vaccine is recommended for travelers who plan to spend a month or longer in endemic areas during the JE virus transmission season.
Out of 580 wild-caught mosquitoes from 124 pools tested for virus using antigen capture ELISA and an insect-bioassay (inoculation into Toxorhynchites splendens larvae and identification by IFA using Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus-specific monoclonal antibody), four flavivirus isolations were made, of which 2 (50%) were identified as JE virus, one each from Culex tritaeniorhynchus and Cx.
It was reported yesterday that Sanofi Pasteur, the Sanofi vaccines division, has introduced a Japanese encephalitis vaccine, IMOJEV, in Australia.
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