Increase in human West Nile and Usutu virus infections, Austria, 2018

  • Between 28 June and 17 September 2018, 27 cases of human West Nile virus infections were recorded in Austria; four cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease, 11 cases of West Nile fever, six infections detected by blood donation screening and six imported cases. In addition, 18 cases of human Usutu virus infections (all blood donors) were recorded. This is the highest number of annual infections recorded in Austria since the introduction of both viruses.

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Author:Stephan W. Aberle, Jolanta Kolodziejek, Christof Jungbauer, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Judith Aberle, Alexander Zoufaly, Michael Kai Hourfar, Lisa Weidner, Norbert Nowotny
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-474652
DOI:https://doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.43.1800545
ISSN:1560-7917
ISSN:1025-496X
Pubmed Id:https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30376913
Parent Title (English):Eurosurveillance
Publisher:European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Place of publication:Stockholm
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of Completion:2018
Date of first Publication:2018/10/25
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2018/11/08
Tag:Austria; Usutu virus; West Nile fever; West Nile neuroinvasive disease; West Nile virus; blood donor
Volume:23
Issue:43
Page Number:6
First Page:1
Last Page:6
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
HeBIS-PPN:440663423
Institutes:Medizin / Medizin
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 61 Medizin und Gesundheit / 610 Medizin und Gesundheit
Sammlungen:Universit├Ątspublikationen
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0