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Risk Factors for Severe West Nile Virus Disease

Purpose:

To identify a patient with West Nile Virus disease who is at risk for severe disease based on the study of Lindsey et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

A92.3

Description:

Lindsey et al reported risk factors associated with severe West Nile Virus disease. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at Fort Collins, Colorado.

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