Viral etiology of aseptic meningitis among children in southern Iran.

  title={Viral etiology of aseptic meningitis among children in southern Iran.},
  author={Ali Hosseininasab and Abdolvahab Alborzi and Mazyar Ziyaeyan and Marzieh Jamalidoust and Mahsa Moeini and Gholamreza Pouladfar and Amin Abbasian and Mohamad Rahim Kadivar},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  volume={83 5},
Aseptic meningitis refers to a clinical syndrome of meningeal inflammation in which bacteria cannot be identified in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The viral etiology and the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics of aseptic meningitis among children aged 2 months to 15 years in Shiraz, southern Iran were determined. From May 2007 to April 2008, 65 patients were admitted to the hospital with aseptic meningitis. Seven viruses, non-polio human enteroviruses, mumps virus, herpes… CONTINUE READING
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