Anja Krienke

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Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) was known to have occurred in humans in the area of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Germany, until 1985. Between 1992 and 2004 more than 16,000 ticks were tested and found to be negative for TBE virus in that area of Germany, wich was therefore thought to be free of TBE. But after 19 years three autochthonous cases of human(More)
The incidence of tick-borne encephalitis has risen in Europe since 1990 and the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) has been documented to be spreading into regions where it was not previously endemic. In Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, a federal state in Northern Germany, TBEV was not detectable in over 16,000 collected ticks between 1992 and 2004. Until(More)
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