Arboviruses causing neurological disorders in the central nervous system

  • G. Dobler
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Virology Supplement II book series (ARCHIVES SUPPL, volume 11)


Arthropod-borne viruses are important causes of diseases of the central nervous system. In addition to the tick-borne encephalitis viruses, other arboviruses in Europe are known to cause neurological disorders. Among them are West Nile, California group, Bhanja, Erve, Kemerovo group, Eyach, and Thogoto viruses. The ecologies and epidemiologies of these viruses are presented and their medical importance as travel-related diseases is discussed.


West Nile Virus Central Nervous System Involvement Hemorrhagic Fever With Renal Syndrome West Nile Virus Infection Ixodid Tick 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Dobler
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  1. 1.Max von Pettenkofer-Institute for Hygiene and Medical MicrobiologyLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMunichFederal Republic of Germany

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