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ALLMedicine™ West Nile Encephalitis Center

Research & Reviews  38 results

Unusual Movement Disorders and Atypical Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Findings in Pa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8311389
The American Journal of Case Reports; Sheikh IS, Afreen E et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - BACKGROUND West Nile virus (WNv) is the leading cause of epidemic arbovirus encephalitis in the continental United States. Movement disorders (MDs) have been reported in 20% to 40% of patients with WNv and about 37% of patients with WNv encephalit...

West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection and Encephalitis (WNE)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/234009-print

Apr 5th, 2021 - Background West Nile virus (WNV) was first described in 1937 and is named for the West Nile district of Uganda, where it was discovered.[1] The virus has been detected in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and 9 Canadian provinces.[2, 3] The disease is c...

West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection and Encephalitis (WNE)
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/234009

Apr 5th, 2021 - Background West Nile virus (WNV) was first described in 1937 and is named for the West Nile district of Uganda, where it was discovered. [1] The virus has been detected in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and 9 Canadian provinces. [2, 3] The disease is...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/233442-print

Oct 4th, 2019 - Background Encephalitis is an acute inflammatory process that primarily involves the brain. The meninges are frequently involved (meningoencephalitis). Although bacterial, fungal, and autoimmune disorders can produce encephalitis, most cases are v...

West Nile encephalitis mimicking neuropsychiatric lupus in a patient with systemic lupu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6663245
BMJ Case Reports; Iyer NR, McCune WJ et. al.

Jul 28th, 2019 - A man in his 70s with known systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was admitted with confusion, worsening proteinuria and cutaneous vasculitis despite adherence to his home immunosuppressive regimen. Admission laboratories were consistent with active ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Omr-IgG-am(Trademark) for Treating Patients With or at High Risk for West Nile Virus Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00069316

Jul 2nd, 2017 - Investigators will assess whether Omr-IgG-am(Trademark), an intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) containing antibodies specific for West Nile virus (WNV), is safe and well-tolerated in patients with suspected or laboratory diagnosed WNV disease. An i...

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News  2 results

Four Rabies Deaths a Wake-Up Call for Transplanters
https://www.medpagetoday.com/surgery/generalsurgery/1189

Jun 14th, 2005 - Action Points While rabies transmission through solid organ transplantation is rare, this report indicates it can occur and is something clinicians should be aware of when harvesting organs. Serological testing can be performed on donor blood to d...

West Nile Encephalitis Incidence 'Quite Large'
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/29743/infectious-diseases/west-nile-encephalitis-incidence-quite-large
Family Practice News; Bruce Jancin

VAIL, COLO. — West Nile virus has very quickly become the most important cause of arbovirus encephalitis in the United States.

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