Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus: An Ongoing Cause of Encephalitis in Australia’s North

@inproceedings{Floridis2018MurrayVE,
  title={Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus: An Ongoing Cause of Encephalitis in Australia’s North},
  author={John Floridis and Sarah L McGuinness and Nina Kurucz and Jim N. Burrow and Rob Baird and Josh R. Francis},
  booktitle={Tropical medicine and infectious disease},
  year={2018}
}
Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV) is a mosquito-borne virus endemic to Australia and New Guinea. Encephalitis due to MVEV is potentially devastating, and no therapeutic interventions of proven value exist. Prevention relies largely on personal protective measures against mosquito bites. We present a case of MVEV encephalitis with a favourable outcome following intensive care management and prolonged rehabilitation, and the epidemiological features of a further 21 cases notified to the… CONTINUE READING
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