Japanese encephalitis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Japanese encephalitis

[¦jap·ə¦nēz in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
A human viral infection epidemic in Japan, transmitted by the common house mosquito (Culex pipiens) and characterized by severe inflammation of the brain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Long-term immunity and immune response to a booster dose following vaccination with the inactivated Japanese encephalitis vaccine Ixiaro, IC51.
Kinetics of IgM and IgG response to Japanese encephalitis virus in human and cerebrospinal fluid.
Emergence of Japanese encephalitis virus in the Australasian region.
Lin said that children and the elderly are particularly at high risk and the Japanese encephalitis vaccine is the most effective method of prevention.
Japanese encephalitis surveillance and immunization-Asia and the Western Pacific, 2012.
Her research interests focus on the host tropism of flavivirus and the underlying mechanism(s) of genotype replacement of Japanese encephalitis virus.
Japanese Encephalitis is a mosquito-borne disease and can often be fatal if not diagnosed on time.
Japanese encephalitis in Sarawak: Studies on juvenile mosquito populations.
Gorakhpur has the dubious distinction of being the epicenter of Japanese Encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh.
Meanwhile, the central government is all set to launch a major campaign against Japanese encephalitis. It has already sent specialists to all affected states, and has drawn up a comprehensive plan of action.
Hepatitis A Vaccines, Japanese encephalitis vaccines and meningococcal vaccines account for more than half of the market, the report said.
(SeeNews) - May 21, 2013 - Austrian vaccine maker Intercell AG (WBAG:ICLL) today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light to its Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccine Ixiaro for use in children older than two months.

Full browser ?