Encephalitis associated with influenza B virus infection in 2 children and a review of the literature

Jason G. Newland, José R. Romero, Meera Varman, Casey Drake, Amy Holst, Tom Safranek, Kanta Subbarao

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Two children with influenza B-associated encephalitis (IBAE) presented to our hospital during the winter of 2000-2001, both of whom had cases notable for mutism in association with encephalitis. A review of the literature identified 13 additional reports consistent with IBAE that contained sufficient data for analysis. Eleven of 15 reported cases occurred in children aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-95
Number of pages9
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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