The outbreak of West Nile virus infection
in the New York City area in 1999.
Weekly epidemiological report; West Nile virus infection
, Greece, 2012; 19 Oct 2012 [cited 2013 Jan 10].
West Nile virus infections
often result in flu-like symptoms that aren't life-threatening, and some in cases, infected people show no symptoms at all.
Evaluation of immunoglobin M (IgM) and IgG enzyme immunoassays in serologic diagnosis of West Nile virus infection
Significantly fewer cases of West Nile virus infection
have been reported so far in 2005 compared with this time last year, but federal officials warn it is still early in the season.
The action came after a 27-year-old woman infected with the virus delivered a term infant with cystic cerebral tissue destruction, severe chorioretinitis, and laboratory evidence of congenitally acquired West Nile virus infection
Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate long-term outcomes after West Nile virus infection
Prophylactic and therapeutic efficacy of human intravenous immunoglobulin in treating West Nile virus infection
Fact: There's a lot individuals can do to reduce their chance of West Nile virus infection
A "high index" of suspicion for West Nile virus infection
is warranted in transplant recipients who present with unexplained fever and/or neurological symptoms, according to a report in the May 1 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Patients aged 18-49 with possible West Nile virus infection
are eligible if they have clinical evidence of encephalitis (a decreased level of consciousness, confusion, focal neurologic signs, seizure, or respiratory insufficiency) plus cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis with or without elevated protein concentration.
Emerging diseases such as Rift Valley fever, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, Nipah virus encephalitis, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), HIV, and West Nile virus infection
have become notorious.
Currently, prevention of West Nile Virus infection
rests on two strategies: (1) reducing the number of mosquitoes that could transmit the virus; and (2) preventing those "vector" mosquitoes from biting humans.
Media coverage of the growing number of cases of West Nile Virus infection
has been almost constant over the past few months.
In 2013, the Diamond laboratory showed that HydroVax could protect aged mice from lethal West Nile virus infection
(Journal of Virology ).