Ecological Niche Modeling to Estimate the Distribution of Japanese Encephalitis Virus in Asia

@inproceedings{Miller2012EcologicalNM,
  title={Ecological Niche Modeling to Estimate the Distribution of Japanese Encephalitis Virus in Asia},
  author={Robin H. Miller and Penny M Masuoka and Terry A. Klein and Heung-chul Kim and Todd Somer and John Paul Grieco},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Culex tritaeniorhynchus is the primary vector of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), a leading cause of encephalitis in Asia. JEV is transmitted in an enzootic cycle involving large wading birds as the reservoirs and swine as amplifying hosts. The development of a JEV vaccine reduced the number of JE cases in regions with comprehensive childhood… CONTINUE READING