Autonomic deficit not the cause of death in West Nile virus neurological disease


Some West Nile virus (WNV)-infected patients have been reported to manifest disease signs consistent with autonomic dysfunction. Moreover, WNV infection in hamsters causes reduced electromyography amplitudes of the gastrointestinal tract and diaphragm, and they have reduced heart rate variability (HRV), a read-out for the parasympathetic autonomic function… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10286-013-0213-y


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