Causality in acute encephalitis: defining aetiologies.

@article{Granerod2010CausalityIA,
  title={Causality in acute encephalitis: defining aetiologies.},
  author={Julia Granerod and Richard L. Cunningham and Mark Zuckerman and Ken J. Mutton and Nicholas W. S. Davies and Amanda L. Walsh and Katherine Nora Ward and David Andrew. Hilton and Helen E. Ambrose and JonathanP. Clewley and Dianne Morgan and Michael P.T. Lunn and Tom Solomon and David W. Brown and Natasha Sarah Crowcroft},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2010},
  volume={138 6},
  pages={
          783-800
        }
}
Defining the causal relationship between a microbe and encephalitis is complex. Over 100 different infectious agents may cause encephalitis, often as one of the rarer manifestations of infection. The gold-standard techniques to detect causative infectious agents in encephalitis in life depend on the study of brain biopsy material; however, in most cases this is not possible. We present the UK perspective on aetiological case definitions for acute encephalitis and extend them to include immune… CONTINUE READING
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