Last Updated on September 19, 2023

This page provides access to some of the peer-reviewed scientific articles that appear in ecology, epidemiology, and economic impacts. This page also provides access to peer-reviewed articles that JEVISN-listserv subscribers have recommended.

If you would like to recommend specific articles, please contact John King ( with the email subject “JEVISN-technical literature.”

Deng X, Yan R, Li Z-q, Tang X-w, Zhou Y, He H (2021) Economic and disease burden of Japanese encephalitis in Zhejiang Province, 2013–2018. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 15(6): e0009505.

Gao X, Liu H, Wang H, Fu S, Guo Z, Liang G. Southernmost Asia is the source of Japanese encephalitis virus (genotype 1) diversity from which the viruses disperse and evolve throughout Asia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Sep 19;7(9):e2459. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002459. PMID: 24069502; PMCID: PMC3777887.

Hameed M, Wahaab A, Nawaz M, Khan S, Nazir J, Liu K, Wei J, Ma Z. Potential Role of Birds in Japanese Encephalitis Virus Zoonotic Transmission and Genotype Shift. Viruses. 2021 Feb 24;13(3):357. doi: 10.3390/v13030357. PMID: 33668224; PMCID: PMC7996159.

Lessard, B.D., Kurucz, N., Rodriguez, J. et al. Detection of the Japanese encephalitis vector mosquito Culex tritaeniorhynchus in Australia using molecular diagnostics and morphology. Parasites Vectors 14, 411 (2021).

Mulvey P, Duong V, Boyer S, Burgess G, Williams DT, Dussart P, Horwood PF. The Ecology and Evolution of Japanese Encephalitis Virus. Pathogens. 2021 Nov 24;10(12):1534. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10121534. PMID: 34959489; PMCID: PMC8704921.

Oliveira ARS, Piaggio J, Cohnstaedt LW, McVey DS, Cernicchiaro N. Introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States – A qualitative risk assessment. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jul;66(4):1558-1574. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13181. Epub 2019 Apr 16. PMID: 30900804.

Oliveira ARS, Cohnstaedt LW, Noronha LE, Mitzel D, McVey DS, Cernicchiaro N. Perspectives Regarding the Risk of Introduction of the Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) in the United States. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Feb 7;7:48. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00048. PMID: 32118069; PMCID: PMC7019853.

Van den Eynde C, Sohier C, Matthijs S, De Regge N. Japanese Encephalitis Virus Interaction with Mosquitoes: A Review of Vector Competence, Vector Capacity and Mosquito Immunity. Pathogens. 2022 Mar 3;11(3):317. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11030317. PMID: 35335641; PMCID: PMC8953304.

van den Hurk AF, Skinner E, Ritchie SA, Mackenzie JS. The Emergence of Japanese Encephalitis Virus in Australia in 2022: Existing Knowledge of Mosquito Vectors. Viruses. 2022 Jun 2;14(6):1208. doi: 10.3390/v14061208. PMID: 35746679; PMCID: PMC9231386.

Xu G, Gao T, Wang Z, Zhang J, Cui B, Shen X, Zhou A, Zhang Y, Zhao J, Liu H, Liang G. Re-Emerged Genotype IV of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Is the Youngest Virus in Evolution. Viruses. 2023 Feb 24;15(3):626. doi: 10.3390/v15030626. PMID: 36992335; PMCID: PMC10054483.

Yap, G., Lim, X.F., Chan, S. et al. Serological evidence of continued Japanese encephalitis virus transmission in Singapore nearly three decades after end of pig farming. Parasites Vectors 12, 244 (2019).