First human case of tick-borne encephalitis virus infection acquired in the Netherlands, July 2016


In July 2016, the first autochthonous case of tick-borne encephalitis was diagnosed in the Netherlands, five days after a report that tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) had been found in Dutch ticks. A person in their 60s without recent travel history suffered from neurological symptoms after a tick bite. TBEV serology was positive and the tick was… (More)
DOI: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.33.30318


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