The management of encephalitis: Clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Academic Article


  • Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with encephalitis were prepared by an Expert Panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The guidelines are intended for use by health care providers who care for patients with encephalitis. The guideline includes data on the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of many viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and helminthic etiologies of encephalitis and provides information on when specific etiologic agents should be considered in individual patients with encephalitis. © 2008 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved.
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    Author List

  • Tunkel AR; Glaser CA; Bloch KC; Sejvar JJ; Marra CM; Roos KL; Hartman BJ; Kaplan SL; Scheld WM; Whitley RJ
  • Start Page

  • 303
  • End Page

  • 327
  • Volume

  • 47
  • Issue

  • 3