St Louis encephalitis in Ohio, September 1975: clinical and EEG studies in 16 cases.

@article{Brinker1979StLE,
  title={St Louis encephalitis in Ohio, September 1975: clinical and EEG studies in 16 cases.},
  author={Kurt Brinker and G L Paulson and T P Monath and Graham Wise and Robert J. Fass},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1979},
  volume={139 5},
  pages={561-6}
}
In 1975, during the largest epidemic of St Louis encephalitis (SLE) in the United States, 416 cases were diagnosed in Ohio. Persons who were admitted to two Columbus (Ohio) hospitals with suspected acute viral CNS infection were prospectively studied to define the virologic and clinical aspects of SLE. Sixteen cases of SLE were diagnosed serologically. Fifteen patients had signs of encephalitis and one had aseptic meningitis. Six patients had the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone… CONTINUE READING
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