Tick-borne encephalitis virus in horses, Austria, 2011

James O. Rushton, Sylvie Lecollinet, Zdenek Hubálek, Petra Svobodová, Helga Lussy, Norbert Nowotny*

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An unexpectedly high infection rate (26.1%) of tickborne encephalitis virus (TBEV) was identified in a herd of 257 horses of the same breed distributed among 3 federal states in Austria. Young age (p<0.001) and male sex (p = 0.001) were positively associated with infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)635-637
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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