Viral etiologies of encephalitis in Thai children.

Academic Article

Abstract

  • A prospective study of childhood encephalitis was performed in Bangkok from 1996 through 1998. The viral agents identifiable in 26 (65%) of 40 children were dengue virus (8), Japanese encephalitis (6), herpes simplex virus (4), human herpes virus type 6 (3), mumps (2), enterovirus (1), varicella-zoster virus (VZV) (1) and rabies (1).
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    Keywords

  • Acyclovir, Adolescent, Antibodies, Viral, Antiviral Agents, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Diagnosis, Differential, Encephalitis, Viral, Female, Humans, Infant, Male, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Prospective Studies, Seasons, Thailand
  • Author List

  • Chokephaibulkit K; Kankirawatana P; Apintanapong S; Pongthapisit V; Yoksan S; Kositanont U; Puthavathana P
  • Start Page

  • 216
  • End Page

  • 218
  • Volume

  • 20
  • Issue

  • 2