Japanese B encephalitis

Type:Term

Definitions
1. an epidemic encephalitis or encephalomyelitis of Japan, Siberian Russia, and other parts of Asia; due to the Japanese B encephalitis virus (genus Flavivirus) and transmitted by mosquitoes; can occur as a symptomless, subclinical infection but may cause an acute meningoencephalomyelitis.

Synonyms
encephalitis japonica , Russian autumn encephalitis

Scroll to top