Flavivirus Infections

Hugh W. Reid, Herbert Weissenböck, Károly Erdélyi

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInfectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405199056
Publication statusPublished - Jul 30 2012


  • Birds, principal hosts of WNV, viraemic birds and infectious cycle
  • Flaviviridae, tick/mosquito-borne/and no known arthropod vectors
  • Flavivirus, Louping-ill RNA virus, isolated in tissue culture
  • Flu-like illness (West Nile fever), in humans, and fatal encephalitis
  • Group B arboviruses, ultrastructural as Togaviruses
  • Microscopic lesions and WNV, in brain/heart
  • Viraemic stage of WNV in mammals, short/circulating levels low
  • Vulnerable bird species USUV, tissue tropism, CNS viral replication
  • WNV isolates, humans/wild birds/horses/rodents/ticks
  • WNV or West Nile fever, in vertebrate species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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Reid, H. W., Weissenböck, H., & Erdélyi, K. (2012). Flavivirus Infections. In Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (pp. 128-145). Wiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118342442.ch9