Clinical and virological features of an aseptic meningitis outbreak in North-Eastern France, 2005.

@article{Brunel2008ClinicalAV,
  title={Clinical and virological features of an aseptic meningitis outbreak in North-Eastern France, 2005.},
  author={Delphine Brunel and Nicolas L{\'e}v{\^e}que and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Jacques and Fanny Renois and Jacques Motte and Laurent Andr{\'e}oletti},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={225-8}
}
BACKGROUND Enteroviruses (EVs) are considered as a major viral etiological cause of aseptic meningitis in children. OBJECTIVES We assessed the clinical and virological features of an aseptic meningitis outbreak in North-East of France, 2005. STUDY DESIGN Classical bacteriological analysis, Herpesviridae and EV PCR assays had been prospectively performed on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples taken from 80 children hospitalized for aseptic meningitis. For each EV strain identified as… CONTINUE READING

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