Eyach and Kemerovo Viruses

Eyach virus is a coltivirus present in ticks in Europe; antibodies have been reported in some patients with meningoencephalitis and polyneuritis, but no causal relationship has been established Kemerovo virus, a member of the genus Orbivirus, is an arbovirus carried by ticks in Siberia; antibodies to it have been recorded in patients suffering from febrile illnesses, and the virus has been isolated from Ihe blood and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with meningoencephalitis from the Kemerovo region of Siberia.

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