7. TBE in special situations

Chapter 7: TBE in special situations

  • TBE often takes a severe clinical course in immuno-supressed patients.
  • In transplant patients TBE usually takes a fatal course.
  • TBE vaccination in immuno-suppressed patients can be non-effective
  • TBE in pregnancy has been rarely reported; from recent cases there is no evidence of transplacental infection of the offspring.
  • The alimentary route of infection of TBE is still common in some European countries resulting in a high clinical manifestation index.
  • TBEV can be infectious in milk and milk products... >>> read more
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