West Nile encephalitis


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Noun1.West Nile encephalitis - encephalitis caused by the West Nile virusWest Nile encephalitis - encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds
cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis - inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
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21, Louisiana had 18 cases of West Nile encephalitis or meningitis, out of a national total of 133.
Epidemic West Nile encephalitis, New York, 1999: results of a household-based seroepidemiological survey.
B cells and antibody play critical roles in the immediate defense of disseminated infection by West Nile encephalitis virus.
Rhabdomyolysis in patients with west nile encephalitis and meningitis.
Rarely the infection turns into West Nile encephalitis, an inflammation in the brain.
Differential diagnosis of West Nile encephalitis. Curr Opin Infect Dis 2004; 17: 413-20.
Ultimately, knowledge gained by studying Drosophila could help researchers find ways to control insects that transmit devastating diseases, including dengue fever, West Nile encephalitis or malaria, said Wolfner.
Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Paris, France) have patented viral vectors expressing different immunogens from the West Nile Encephalitis Virus (WNV) or the Dengue virus which are able to induce protective humoral and cellular immune responses against WNV or Dengue virus infections.
In: West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection: Viral pathogenesis and the Host lmmune Response, Diamond MS, ed.
([dagger]) Cases with neurologic manifestations (i.e., West Nile meningitis, West Nile encephalitis, and West Nile myelitis).
Though uncommon, serious diseases such as West Nile Encephalitis can be spread by mosquito bites.

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