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infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection

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The next day, he was hospitalized with a diagnosis of acute aseptic meningitis. On admission, his body temperature was 38.4[degrees]C (101.1 [degrees]F); no neck stiffness, rash, or focal neurologic abnormalities were detected.
From April 30 to September 2000, Cuban health authorities reported a marked increase in acute aseptic meningitis cases.
Moreover, previous studies have demonstrated that enteroviruses are isolated from CSF in only a few cases with acute aseptic meningitis because viral particles are present in low titers in CSF (5-7).
Until recently, WN virus infection in humans was considered a relatively mild, influenzalike disease with full recovery, although occasionally ([is less than] 15% of cases) acute aseptic meningitis or encephalitis occurred (1).
From July 25 to October 1,826 patients were admitted to area hospitals with the clinical diagnosis of acute aseptic meningoencephalitis (code A86, ICD-10; 84 patients), acute aseptic meningitis (code A87.9; 308 patients), or acute viral infection with fever (code B34.9; 347 patients).
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