Neurocognitive and functional outcomes in persons recovering from West Nile virus illness.

@article{Sejvar2008NeurocognitiveAF,
  title={Neurocognitive and functional outcomes in persons recovering from West Nile virus illness.},
  author={James Sejvar and Aaron T. Curns and Leonie Welburg and James F. X. Jones and Louisa M Lundgren and Lucile Capuron and John Pape and William C. Reeves and Grant L Campbel},
  journal={Journal of neuropsychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 Pt 2},
  pages={477-99}
}
Long-term neurocognitive and functional impairments following West Nile virus (WNV) disease are poorly understood. We assessed quality-of-life indices and neurocognitive performance in a cohort of 54 persons recovering from one of three WNV disease syndromes (fever [WNF], meningitis [WNM], or encephalitis [WNE]) approximately 1.5 years following acute illness. We compared findings between the three syndromic groups; the study cohort and a demographically similar group of 55 controls from a… CONTINUE READING

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