Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006
Siberian Subtype Tickborne Encephalitis Virus, Finland
|Location||TBE case-patient, sex/age/y||No. ticks (n/f/m)||No. tick pools||Tick pools positive in RT-PCR†||Tick pools positive in virus isolation†|
|1||M/48/2004 (12)||184 (19/87/78)||19||4, 8, 9||8, 9|
|2||M/21/2002 (11)||80 (24/25/31)||8||25, 26||25, 26|
|3||F/24/2002 (11)||158 (2/87/69)||16||39||39|
|4||F/12/2002 (11)||474 (16/227/231)||48||79, 81, 84, 85, 86, 102, 118||79, 81, 84, 86, 102, 118|
|5||F/73/2002 (11)||41 (2/22/17)||5||–||ND|
|8||No known cases||55 (1/25/29)||6||–||ND|
|9||No known cases||9 (2/5/2)||1||–||ND|
|10||No known cases||8 (0/6/2)||1||–||ND|
*TBE, tickborne encephalitis; RT-PCR, reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction; n, nymphs; f, adult females; m, adult males; ND, not determined.
†Nos. indicate the tick pool numbers, the same as used in the phylogenetic tree.
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