West Nile viral encephalitis in an HIV-positive woman in New York.

  title={West Nile viral encephalitis in an HIV-positive woman in New York.},
  author={I. Szilak and G. Minamoto},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={342 1},
To the Editor: We describe a 38-year-old woman with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and West Nile viral encephalitis. She had a CD4+ lymphocyte count of 351 per cubic millimeter, less than 50 copies of HIV RNA per milliliter on polymerase-chain-reaction assays, and was receiving lamivudine, nevirapine, and zidovudine. She presented with a one-week history of headache and fever and a three-day history of neck stiffness, photophobia, and vomiting. She lived in the Bronx, New York… Expand
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