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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Letter

Year: 2016

Authors: Kunze, U

Title: Tick-borne encephalitis-still on the map: Report of the 18th annual meeting of the international scientific working group on tick-borne encephalitis (ISW-TBE).

Source: Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016; 7(5):911-914

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Brugger Katharina
Leschnik Michael
Rubel Franz
Walter Melanie

The 18th meeting of the International Scientific Working Group on Tick-Borne Encephalitis (ISW-TBE)-a group of neurologists, general practitioners, clinicians, travel physicians, virologists, pediatricians and epidemiologists-was held under the title "Tick-borne encephalitis-still on the map". The conference agenda was divided into six sessions: "National Implementation of EU notifiable disease status", "Virology", "Epidemiology and Risk areas & Poster Walk Epidemiological Update", "Clinic", "Environmental Factors" and "New Findings and Diagnosis". Key topics such as "TBE as a notifiable disease-results of the third European survey", "TBE vaccines over the years", "Overview of flaviviruses", "TBE virus phylogenetics", "Current epidemiological developments and investigations", "Clinical aspects", "TBE in veterinary medicine", "Laboratory diagnostic", "Occupational risk", "Allergy, obesity, and vaccination" were presented and extensively discussed.

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