Outbreak of aseptic meningitis among adults in southern Taiwan.

@article{Kao2003OutbreakOA,
  title={Outbreak of aseptic meningitis among adults in southern Taiwan.},
  author={Chih-hsiang Kao and Susan Shin-Jung Lee and Yung-Ching Liu and Muh-Yong Yen and Yao-Shen Chen and Shue-Ren Wan and Hsi-Hsun Lin and Wei-Ru Lin and Chun-Kai Huang and Chuen Chin},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          192-6
        }
}
A total of 38 adult cases of aseptic meningitis were diagnosed based on clinical manifestations as well as examination of cerebrospinal fluid at Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital in 2001. The majority (31 cases, 82%) of cases occurred between June and August, and most (33 cases, 87%) of them aged from 18 to 35 years (median age, 25 years). The male-to-female ratio was 2.16:1. Common clinical presentations included headache, fever, nausea or vomiting, and symptoms of common cold. On initial… CONTINUE READING

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