Nipah encephalitis outbreak in Malaysia, clinical features in patients from Seremban.


BACKGROUND An outbreak of viral encephalitis occurred among pig industry workers in Malaysia in September 1998 to April 1999. The encephalitis was attributed to a new paramyxovirus, Nipah virus. This is a description of the clinical features of 103 patients treated in the Seremban Hospital with characterization of the prognostic factors. METHODS Clinical… (More)


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