Human Metapneumovirus RNA in Encephalitis Patient

  title={Human Metapneumovirus RNA in Encephalitis Patient},
  author={Oliver Schildgen and Thomas E. Glatzel and Tilman Geikowski and B{\"a}rbel Scheibner and Arne Simon and Lutz Bindl and Mark Born and Sergei O Viazov and Anja Wilkesmann and Gisela Kn{\"o}pfle and Michael Roggendorf and Bertfried Matz},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
We describe a fatal case of encephalitis that might be correlated with primary human metapneumovirus (HMPV) encephalitis. Postmortem HMPV RNA was detected in brain and lung tissue samples from the patient. Furthermore, HMPV RNA was found in culture fluids from cells coincubated with lung tissue. 

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