Acute viral encephalitis in adults--a prospective study.


We have prospectively studied 27 adult patients attending the Department of Infectious Diseases, Göteborg, Sweden, between October 1992 and October 1996 with a diagnosis of acute viral encephalitis. In addition to cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) virus isolations and antibody analyses against herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, varicella zoster virus, Epstein… (More)