Acute meningoencephalitis caused by adenovirus serotype 26

Erik R. Dubberke, Benjamin Tu, Dennis J. Rivet, Gregory A. Storch, Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Robert E. Schmidt, Stuart Weiss, Louis B. Polish

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Abstract

Adenoviridae are rare causes of meningoencephalitis in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. In this article the authors report a case of adenoviral meningoencephalitis caused by serotype 26 and its identification, not described previously, in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by PCR and brain tissue by immunohistochemical staining.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of NeuroVirology
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006

Keywords

  • Adenovirus
  • Meningoencephalitis
  • Polymerase chain reaction

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