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West Nile encephalitis virus infection viral pathogenesis and the host immune response by Michael S. Diamond

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Published by Springer in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael S. Diamond
SeriesEmerging infectious diseases of the 21st century
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.W47 .W474 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 485 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages485
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532991M
ISBN 100387798390
ISBN 109780387798394
LC Control Number2008940591
OCLC/WorldCa227916883

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Introduction In West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection, leading scientists and researchers discuss the West Nile virus, a neurotropic flavivirus that has emerged globally as a primary cause of viral encephalitis. Abstract: West Nile virus (WNV) (family Flaviviridae) is a member of the Japanese encephalitis serologic complex, which includes Japanese encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, Murray Valley encephalitis, and Kunjin viruses (1).Cited by: West Nile virus belongs to the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex of flaviviruses that includes the medically important St. Louis encephalitis, Murray Valley encephalitis, and Kunjin viruses. Most West Nile virus infections among humans are subclinical, with overt disease occurring in approximately 1 of infections. The most common mosquito species in New York City, and many other northern. Flaviviruses Japanese encephalitis Kunjin virus West Nile virus antigen encephalitis virus gene immune response immunization infection pathogenesis resistance vaccine virus Editors and affiliations John S. Mackenzie.

Our case indicates that West Nile Virus infections can trigger autoimmune encephalitis. Our finding expands the spectrum of autoimmune conditions that can develop following an infection. Whether the autoimmunization process is due to molecular mimicry or due to the expansion of natural autoantibody .   West Nile encephalitis, specifically, occurs when the virus crosses the blood-brain barrier and infects the central nervous system. Although West Nile encephalitis can affect anyone, people who are over have received an organ transplant, or are affected by certain medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and kidney. West Nile encephalitis. West Nile encephalitis is a type of infectious encephalitis caused by West Nile virus. People usually become infected after being bitten by a mosquito, which has fed on an infected bird. Guidelines for recovery. No two people with encephalitis have the same outcomes. People recover at different paces. West Nile virus is a neurotropic flavivirus that has emerged globally as a primary cause of viral encephalitis. Infection of humans and other vertebrate animals is associated with a febrile illness that can progress to a lethal encephalitis or flaccid paralysis : Springer New York.

West Nile virus has emerged globally as a significant cause of viral encephalitis in humans. Medical books West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection. Infection of humans is associated with a febrile illness that can progress to meningitis and encephalitis with symptoms including cognitive dysfunction and flaccid paralysis. Following its. Most people with this type of West Nile virus disease recover completely, but fatigue and weakness can last for weeks or months. Serious symptoms in a few people. About 1 in people who are infected develop a severe illness affecting the central nervous system such as encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of.   West Nile encephalitis (WNE), or neuroinvasive West Nile virus (WNV) infection, is distinguished from other arthropod-borne causes of viral encephalitis (eg, western equine encephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis [EEE], Japanese encephalitis, Venezuelan encephalitis) based on its geographic distribution, clinical features, and laboratory fi. In West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection, leading scientists and researchers discuss the West Nile virus, a neurotropic flavivirus that has emerged globally as a primary cause of viral encephalitis. Its appearance in the Western Hemisphere in , and the corresponding increase in global disease burden over the last decade has been.