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Estimated global incidence of Japanese encephalitis: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE To update the estimated global incidence of Japanese encephalitis (JE) using recent data for the purpose of guiding prevention and control efforts. METHODS Thirty-two areas endemic for JEExpand
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Entomologic and avian investigations of an epidemic of West Nile fever in Romania in 1996, with serologic and molecular characterization of a virus isolate from mosquitoes.
Between July and October 1996, a West Nile (WN) fever epidemic occurred in the southern plain and Danube Valley of Romania and in the capital city of Bucharest, resulting in hundreds of neurologicExpand
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Antigenic and genetic properties of viruses linked to hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) comprises a variety of clinically similar diseases of viral etiology that are endemic to and sporadically epidemic throughout the Eurasian continent andExpand
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Oil-in-water emulsion adjuvant with influenza vaccine in young children.
BACKGROUND The efficacy of inactivated influenza vaccines is known to be poor in infants and young children. METHODS We studied the effect of the adjuvant MF59, an oil-in-water emulsion, on theExpand
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Evaluation of immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG enzyme immunoassays in serologic diagnosis of West Nile Virus infection.
A unique urban encephalitis epidemic in Romania signaled the emergence of neurological infection due to West Nile (WN) virus as a novel public health threat in Eastern Europe and provided anExpand
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New initiatives for the control of Japanese encephalitis by vaccination: minutes of a WHO/CVI meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 October 1998.
  • T. Tsai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Vaccine
  • 1 March 2000
Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a leading cause of viral encephalitis in Asia that, in several countries, has been controlled effectively through national vaccine programs. However, in recent years,Expand
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O'nyong-nyong fever in south-central Uganda, 1996-1997: clinical features and validation of a clinical case definition for surveillance purposes.
O'nyong-nyong (ONN) fever, caused by infection with a mosquito-borne central African alphavirus, is an acute, nonfatal illness characterized by polyarthralgia. During 1996-1997, south-central UgandaExpand
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Detection of St. Louis encephalitis virus antigen in mosquitoes by capture enzyme immunoassay.
Surveillance methods that measure St. Louis encephalitis (SLE) virus activity in nature may provide forewarning of its epidemic occurrence in humans. An antigen capture enzyme immunoassay wasExpand
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Fluad®-MF59®-Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccine in Older Adults
  • T. Tsai
  • Medicine
  • Infection & chemotherapy
  • 1 June 2013
Influenza directly or indirectly contributes to the four leading causes of global mortality, at rates that are highest in older adults. As the proportion of older adults in the Korean population isExpand
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