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Tick-borne encephalitis outbreak in Hungary due to consumption of raw goat milk


Zsuzsanna Balogh, Emoke Ferenczi, Klara Szeles, Paweł Stefanoff, Włodzimierz Gut, Katalin Szomor, Maria Takacs, Gyorgy Berencsi.


J Virol Methods 2010; 163: 481-5.

I was invited to contribute to this publication due to my collaboration with virologists and epidemiologists at the Hungarian surveillance institute. I did not participate in this TBE milkborne outbreak investigation, only in the interpretation of results. Surprisingly, this paper was highly-cited in the following decade... I guess milk-borne transmission is studied intensively and laboratory methods for this purpose are still challenging.

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