Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 28th, 2003
"While enteroviruses have been the most commonly identified cause of aseptic meningitis in the United States, the role of the emerging, neurotropic West Nile virus (WNV) is not clear," scientists in the United States noted.
"In summer 2001, an aseptic meningitis epidemic occurring in an area of a WNV epizootic in Baltimore, Maryland, was investigated to determine the relative contributions of WNV and enteroviruses," according to K.G. Julian and colleagues at Penn State University.
"A total of 113 aseptic meningitis cases with onsets from June 1 to September...
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