Diseases

Name

Japanese encephalitis

Names alternate

Japanese B encephalitis
JE

Parents
(1) Nervous system illness
Agents
(1) Japanese encephalitis virus > Flaviviridae > Virus
Populations
(1) Cattle (Bos taurus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Donkey (Equus africanus asinus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Horse (Equus ferus caballus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Vector-borne
Vectors
(1) Culex tritaeniorhynchus > Culex > Insect (Insecta) > Arthropod (Arthropoda) > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Culex vishnui > Culex > Insect (Insecta) > Arthropod (Arthropoda) > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Properties
(1) Vaccine preventable
(2) Zoonotic
Documents
(1) CDC: Japanese Encephalitis (2013)
(2) Wikipedia: Japanese encephalitis (2015)
Notes

Domestic pigs and wild birds (especially herons) are reservoirs of the virus

Created

2015-07-22 16:46:25+00:00

Modified

2015-09-08 15:34:33.166483+00:00