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California Encephalitis Summary

Description: A viral infection of the brain caused by serotypes of California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA) transmitted to humans by the mosquito AEDES triseriatus. The majority of cases are caused by the LA CROSSE VIRUS. This condition is endemic to the midwestern United States and primarily affects children between 5-10 years of age. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; VOMITING; HEADACHE; and abdominal pain followed by SEIZURES, altered mentation, and focal neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13)

Also Known As: Encephalitis, California; Encephalitis, California, Viral; Viral Encephalitis, California; California Viral Encephalitides; Encephalitides, California Viral Show All >>

Networked: 21 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for California Encephalitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antibodies : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  2. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  3. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 2 results : IBA
  4. Ribavirin (Virazole) : 2 results : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Glycoproteins (Glycoprotein) : 2 results : IBA
  6. Neutralizing Antibodies : 1 result : IBA
  7. Sucrose (Saccharose) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Polysorbates (PSML) : 1 result : FDA 3
  10. Peptides : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to California Encephalitis

  1. Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen)
  2. Infection
  3. Western Equine Encephalomyelitis (Encephalitis, Western Equine)
  4. Tick-Borne Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Tick Borne)
  5. St. Louis Encephalitis
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Key Therapies for California Encephalitis

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  1. Length of Stay : 1 result

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