TITLE

Japanese Encephalitis Among Three U.S. Travelers Returning from Asia, 2003-2008

AUTHOR(S)
Bakken, J.; Neitzel, D.; Taylor, L.; Civen, R.; Plawner, L. L.; Duchin, J. S.; Baer, R.; Marsden-Haug, N.; Thamthitiwat, S.; Baggett, H. C.; Campbell, G. L.; Griggs, A.; Panella, A. J.; Laven, J.; Kosoy, O.; Lanciotti, R. S.; Staples, J. E.; Fischer, M.; Duffy, M.; McKiernan, S.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/17/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 27, p737
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the incidence of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) infection in three travelers to the U.S. going back from Asia in the period 2003-2008. One case involves a 30-year-old woman who was admitted to a hospital in Minnesota on August 21, 2003, having fever but had normal vital signs. Another incidence reported on July 26, 2005 involved a 68-year old woman on the return flight to California from the Philippines who developed weakness and loss of appetite. The third patient was a traveller from Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
ACCESSION #
43375388

 

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