Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 7th, 2004
"The differences in pathologic findings of fatal cases of West Nile virus (WNV) encephalitis in the context of underlying conditions and illness duration are not well known. During 2002, we studied central nervous system (CNS) tissue samples from 23 patients who had serologic and immunohistochemical (IHC) evidence of a recent WNV infection. Fifteen patients had underlying medical conditions (five malignancies, three renal transplants, three with diabetes or on dialysis, two with AIDS, and two receiving steroids)," scientists in the United...
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