Encephalitis from Chikungunya Virus: An Increasingly Recognized Syndrome.

Title

Encephalitis from Chikungunya Virus: An Increasingly Recognized Syndrome.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2016
2016-01

Description

The article focuses on the retrospective cohort study of the outbreak of the chikungunya virus (CHIKV) which causes the encephalitis and the central nervous system (CNS) involvement after a large CHIKV outbreak that occurred on Reunion Island between September 2005 and June 2006. It mentions that CHIKV infection shows the neurological symptoms such as lumbar puncture with a positive cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) and the CHIKV can cause severe neurological disease.

Subject

Aged; Incidence; Infant; Age Factors; France; Chikungunya Virus; Chikungunya Fever – Complications; Encephalitis – Epidemiology – France; Encephalitis – Etiology; Encephalitis – Risk Factors

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

41–42

Issue

4

Volume

35

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “Encephalitis from Chikungunya Virus: An Increasingly Recognized Syndrome.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed August 3, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5856.

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