The Role for Intravenous Immunoglobulin in the Treatment of West Nile Virus Encephalitis

Haley, Michael; Retter, Avi S.; Fowler, Daniel; Gea-Banaloche, Jaun; O'Grady, Naomi P.
September 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, pe88
Academic Journal
Studies the role for intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in the treatment of West Nile virus encephalitis. Chemotherapeutic treatment of a 55-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia; Use of IVIG as an adjuvant therapy for a patient who did not respond to supportive care; Evidence supporting the use of high-titer IVIG.


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