AVM volume 11, issue 1, P79-90 2018 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v11i1.19 View full text
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Ivana Hrnjaković Cvjetković, Vesna Milošević, Tamaš Petrović, Dušan Petrić, Gordana Kovačević, Jelena Radovanov, Aleksandra Patić, Nataša Nikolić, Sandra Stefan Mikić, Sofija Cvjetković, Dejan Cvjetković

Abstract: West Nile virus (WNV) is arbovirus distributed all around the world. In humans, 80% of infection cases are asymptomatic. In 20% of infected people, a febrile self-limiting illness is reported. WNV has the potential for fatal neuroinvasive disease. In 1% of cases, the infection may result in neuroinvasive disease with permanent neurological consequences or death outcome. Neurological forms may vary presenting with encephalitis, meningitis, meningoencephalitis or acute flaccid paralysis. Outbreaks with neurologi…

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