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Title: Australian encephalitis in the NT
Authors: Whelan, Peter I
Burrow, Jim
Issue Date: Dec-1994
Publisher: Medical Entomology, DHCS
Series/Report no.: The Northern Territory Communicable Diseases Bulletin
Vol. 2, No. 4
Abstract: Australian encephalitis (AE) is an arboviral (ie arthropod borne or in this case more specifically mosquito borne) disease caused predominantly by Murray Valley encephalitis virus, and occasionally by Kunjin virus. The disease was initially recognised as occurring in epidemics chiefly centred about the Murray-Darling system, but now is known to occur Australia-wide. The last major epidemic was in 1974; 58 people were affected, including five from the Northern Territory (NT).
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ISSN: 1323-8612
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Insects
Mosquitoes
Arboviruses
Encephalitis
Disease vectors
Northern Territory
Western Australia
South Australia
Queensland
Monitoring
Public awareness
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