Clinical and pathological manifestations of human henipavirus infection.

  title={Clinical and pathological manifestations of human henipavirus infection.},
  author={Kum Thong Wong and Christie Tan},
  journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology},
The clinicopathological features of human Nipah virus and Hendra virus infections appear to be similar. The clinical manifestations may be mild, but if severe, includes acute encephalitic and pulmonary syndromes with a high mortality. The pathological features in human acute henipavirus infections comprise vasculopathy (vasculitis, endothelial multinucleated syncytia, thrombosis), microinfarcts and parenchymal cell infection in the central nervous system, lung, kidney and other major organs… CONTINUE READING
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