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  • adjective medicine Capable of infecting the nervous system


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  • The most severe type of West Nile infection is neuroinvasive and usually results in a swelling of the brain or spinal cord - putting the individual at risk of brain damage or death. Latest News 2010

  • East Baton Rouge has had four cases of the neuroinvasive disease while Ascension registered one case, DHH reported. Latest News 2010

  • Of these, 33 states and DC reported 386 cases of WNV neuroinvasive disease, for an incidence of 0.13 per 100,000 population.

    JAMA current issue 2010

  • Mosquitoes also can transmit Saint Louis encephalitis, a rare but severe neuroinvasive disease that can cause death in older people. 2010

  • The five states with the highest incidence of WNV neuroinvasive disease were Mississippi (1.05 per 100,000),

    JAMA current issue 2010

  • POCATELLO - Bingham County currently has 24 confirmed cases of human West Nile virus and seven incidents of neuroinvasive West Nile were also reported.

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  • "Healthcare providers should consider that commercially available WNV IgM kits are only intended to help provide a presumptive diagnosis of WNV neuroinvasive disease when requesting testing and interpreting the results," the editors wrote. - medical news plus CME for physicians 2009

  • The needlestick exposed the scientist to cell-culture fluid containing the neuroinvasive-lineage

    Medlogs - Recent stories 2009

  • The neuroinvasive strain can include encephalitis and meningitis, she said.

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  • In Bannock County there has been one reported case of West Nile and one neuroinvasive incident reported.

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