Powassan encephalitis.

  title={Powassan encephalitis.},
  author={Edward D. Ralph},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  volume={161 11},
  • Edward D. Ralph
  • Published 1999 in
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
© 1999 Canadian Medical Association or its licensors A case of meningoencephalitis caused by Powassan virus, an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus), is reported by Bassam Gholam and colleagues in this issue of CMAJ. In 1959 the index case of Powassan encephalitis, which was fatal in a young child, was reported, and there have been sporadic case reports of this very rare but life-threatening illness in the ensuing years. Unfortunately, as with the original case, the patient in this report died… CONTINUE READING
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