SPM – MCQ 97 – Disease transmission by ticks

Which of the following viral infections is transmitted by tick?
A. Japanese encephalitis
B. Dengue fever
C. Kyasanur forest disease (KFD)
D. Yellow fever

Correct answer : C. Kyasanur forest disease (KFD)

  • KFD is transmitted by bite of hard ticks
  • Japanese encephalitis – Culex mosquito
  • Dengue fever – Aedes mosquito
  • Yellow fever – Aedes mosquito

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