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Epidemiology of West Nile in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin
0345470 - UBO-W 2011 RIV NL eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
Calistri, P. - Giovannini, A. - Hubálek, Zdeněk - Ionescu, A. - Monaco, F. - Savini, G. - Lelli, R.
Epidemiology of West Nile in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin.
Open Virology journal. Roč. 4, - (2010), s. 29-37 ISSN 1874-3579
Výzkumný záměr: CEZ:AV0Z60930519
Klíčová slova: Epidemiology * Europe * West Nile * Mediterranean Basin
Kód oboru RIV: FN - Epidemiologie, infek. nemoci a klin. imunologie
West Nile virus (WNV) disease has been reported as re-emerging in horses and humans in Europe and in the Mediterranean Basin. Most of the outbreaks and cases have been caused by strains of the Mediterranean/Kenyan cluster within lineage 1, characterised by a moderate pathogenicity for horses and humans and a limited or no pathogenicity for birds. In recent years, however, WNV cases have been caused by strains grouped in the Israeli cluster of lineage 1, or in the lineage 2 (Hungary, Austria). Migratory birds, which may be infected in their African wintering places, might carry WNV northward to European sites during spring migrations. Culex spp. amongst mosquitoes, and magpie (Pica pica), carrion crow (Corvus corone) and feral pigeon (Columba livia) amongst resident birds are the most probable vector and host species involved in the WNV endemic cycle in the region.
Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0186736