Coxsackievirus Infections; Infections, Viral; Roseola
An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. An infection is, in effect, a war in which the infecting organism seeks to utilize the host's resources in order to multiply at the expense of the host. The infecting organism, or pathogen, interferes with the normal functioning and perhaps the survival of the host. ...
Most people who get infected with West Nile virus do not have any symptoms. Some people develop a mild illness called West Nile Fever. This mild illness gets better on its own. No treatment is needed. A small number of people (less than 1 out of 100) who get infected with West Nile virus develop severe disease, called West Nile encephalitis or West Nile meningitis (inflammation of the brain or the area around the brain). This severe disease usually requires hospitalization. In some cases, especi...
Viral Infections as related to West Nile Virus
- West Nile virus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted through female mosquitoes, which are the prime vectors of the virus. Only females feed on blood, and different species take a ...
- West Nile Virus - KidsHealth - KidsHealth - the Web's …
West Nile Basics. Most mosquitoes are simply annoying. But a small percentage can carry diseases like West Nile virus. Over the past few years, West Nile virus has ...
- Epidemiology and pathogenesis of West Nile virus infection
INTRODUCTION. West Nile (WN) virus, a member of the Japanese encephalitis virus antigenic complex, was first isolated in a blood sample in a patient from the West ...
- West Nile Virus : Facts About Symptoms and Transmission
West Nile is a virus capable of causing disease in humans. Symptoms and signs include fever, headache, body aches, skin rash, and swollen lymph glands.
- West Nile virus infection and immunity : Article : …
West Nile virus symptoms vary in severity. Severe symptoms occur in one out of 150 infected people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Neuromuscular Manifestations of West Nile Virus Infection
West Nile fever is caused by a virus that is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. West Nile virus (WNV) is a member of the Flaviviridae family.