Borna disease virus
Encephalomyelitis Virus, Enzootic
Enzootic Encephalomyelitis Virus
Near East Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus
A species in the genus Bornavirus, family BORNAVIRIDAE, causing a rare and usually fatal encephalitic disease in horses and other domestic animals and possibly deer. Its name derives from the city in Saxony where the condition was first described in 1894, but the disease occurs in Europe, N. Africa, and the Near East.