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[Epidemic outbreak of meningitis and meningoencephalitis, caused by West Nile virus, in the Krasnodar territory and Volgograd region (preliminary report)].

@article{Lvov2000EpidemicOO,
  title={[Epidemic outbreak of meningitis and meningoencephalitis, caused by West Nile virus, in the Krasnodar territory and Volgograd region (preliminary report)].},
  author={D. K. L’vov and A. Butenko and S. Gaidamovich and V. Larichev and E. V. Leshchinskaia and A. Zhukov and V. Lazorenko and A. M. Aliushin and V. R. Petrov and S. T. Trikhanov and N. V. Khutoretskaia and E. O. Whishkina and A. B. Iashkov},
  journal={Voprosy virusologii},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          37-8
        }
}
Sera from 102 inpatients from the Volgograd region (64) and Krasnodar region (38) were tested for antibodies to West Nile (WN) virus in hemagglutination inhibition (HI) test and for IgM and IgG antibodies in enzyme immunoassay (EIA). Diseases etiologically associated with WN virus were diagnosed in 81 patients: in 50 out of 64 in the Volgograd region and in 31 out of 38 in the Krasnodar region, which makes 79.4%. Specificity of antibodies to WN virus was confirmed in HI and EIA with WN antigens… Expand
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