Australian encephalitis in the Northern Territory: clinical and epidemiological features, 1987-1996.

@article{Burrow1998AustralianEI,
  title={Australian encephalitis in the Northern Territory: clinical and epidemiological features, 1987-1996.},
  author={James N C Burrow and Peter I. Whelan and C J Kilburn and Delbert A. Fisher and Bart J Currie and David W Smith},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          590-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The last epidemic of Australian encephalitis occurred in 1974. Since then, cases have been reported from the Kimberley of Western Australia (WA). AIMS To describe the epidemiology and clinical features of Australian encephalitis in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia. METHODS Review of cases of Australian encephalitis presenting to Royal Darwin Hospital from 1987-1996 and review of sentinel chicken surveillance for Australian encephalitis viruses. RESULTS Sixteen patients… CONTINUE READING

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