• Cervids as sentinel-species for tick-borne encephalitis virus in Norway - A serological study 

      Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Das Neves, Carlos G; Granquist, Erik Georg; Madslien, Knut Ivar Engesæter; Stuen, Snorre; Pedersen, Benedikte Nevjen; Vikse, Rose; Rocchi, Mara; Laming, Eleanor; Stiasny, Karin; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Tick‐borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is the causative agent of tick‐borne encephalitis (TBE). TBEV is one of the most important neurological pathogens transmitted by tick bites in Europe. The objectives of this study were ...
    • Experimental infection of lambs with tick-borne encephalitis virus and co-infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum. 

      Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Granquist, Erik Georg; Okstad, Wenche; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Stuen, Snorre; Vikse, Rose; Stiasny, Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is a zoonotic pathogen which may cause tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in humans and animals. More than 10,000 cases of TBE are reported annually in Europe and Asia. However, the knowledge ...
    • Low prevalence of tick-borne encephalitis virus antibodies in Norwegian blood donors 

      Marvik, Åshild; Tveten, Yngvar; Pedersen, Anne-Berit; Stiasny, Karin; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Grude, Nils (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) constitutes a public health concern in Europe. Certain coastal municipalities in southern Norway are considered TBE risk areas and in the last two years, there have been increasing ...