Etiologic agents of central nervous system infections among febrile hospitalized patients in the country of Georgia.

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Akhvlediani, Tamar; Bautista, Christian T.; Shakarishvili, Roman; Tsertsvadze, Tengiz; Imnadze, Paata; Tatishvili, Nana; Davitashvili, Tamar; Samkharadze, Tamar; Chlikadze, Rusudan; Dvali, Natia; Dzigua, Lela; Karchava, Mariam; Gatserelia, Lana; Macharashvili, Nino; Kvirkvelia, Nana; Habashy, Engy Emil; Farrell, Margaret; Rowlinson, Emily; Sejvar, James; Hepburn, Matthew; Pimentel, Guillermo; Dueger, Erica; House, Brent; Rivard, Robert;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4219716, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111393
  • Subject: Infectious Disease Surveillance | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Infectious Diseases | Meningitis | Medicine | Epidemiology | Q | R | Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System | Meningoencephalitis | Encephalitis | Science | Plant Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Disease Surveillance | Plant Pathology
    mesheuropmc: viruses

OBJECTIVES: There is a large spectrum of viral, bacterial, fungal, and prion pathogens that cause central nervous system (CNS) infections. As such, identification of the etiological agent requires multiple laboratory tests and accurate diagnosis requires clinical and ep... View more
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