Infectious Disease Compendium

Japanese encephalitis virus

Microbiology

A virus.

Epidemiologic Risks

Found from Pakistan through SE Asia, Japan, Eastern Russia and the Philippines. Transmitted by mosquitoes.

Syndromes

Could it be......encephalitis.

Treatment

Supportive. There is a vaccine (and it cross reacts with West Nile virus).

Notes

ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)

Japanese B-type encephalitis 062.0.