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West Nile Fever

A mosquito-borne viral illness caused by the WEST NILE VIRUS, a FLAVIVIRUS and endemic to regions of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Common clinical features include HEADACHE; FEVER; maculopapular rash; gastrointestinal symptoms; and lymphadenopathy. MENINGITIS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MYELITIS may also occur. The disease may occasionally be fatal or leave survivors with residual neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13; Lancet 1998 Sep 5;352(9130):767-71)
Also Known As:
Encephalitis, West Nile Fever; West Nile Fever Encephalitis; West Nile Fever Meningitis; West Nile Fever Meningoencephalitis; West Nile Fever Myelitis
Networked: 38 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Dengue (Dengue Fever)
2. Yellow Fever
3. Japanese Encephalitis
4. Infection
5. Fever (Fevers)

Experts

1. Rusakova, N V: 2 articles (11/2014 - 11/2002)
2. Shishkina, L V: 2 articles (11/2014 - 11/2002)
3. Napoletano, Giuseppina: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
4. Russo, Francesca: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
5. Bisoffi, Zeno: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
6. Conforto, Mario: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
7. Capelli, Gioia: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
8. Gobbi, Federico: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
9. Palù, Giorgio: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)
10. Angheben, Andrea: 2 articles (01/2014 - 04/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to West Nile Fever:
1. AgarIBA
2. AntibodiesIBA
3. Chikungunya virus infectionIBA
4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
5. Immunoglobulin M (IgM)IBA
6. Carbon MonoxideIBA
7. Serine Proteases (Serine Protease)IBA
8. Scavenger Receptors (Scavenger Receptor)IBA
9. Hazardous Substances (Hazardous Materials)IBA
10. Inactivated VaccinesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)