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WNNDWest Nile Neuroinvasive Disease
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Correlation of West Nile virus incidence in donated blood with West Nile neuroinvasive disease rates, United States, 2010-2012.
Most acute deaths were in West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) cases
The virus was not correlated with severe human disease until the 1990s, when outbreaks in Europe were associated with higher rates of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (7).
0 8 (24) 35 (33) Age, y <18 5 (4) 0.4 1 (3) 4 (4) 18-24 3 (2) 0.7 1 (3) 2 (2) 25-44 25 (18) 1.9 6 (18) 19 (18) 45-64 52 (37) 5.2 11 (32) 41 (39) >65 54 (39) 14 .5 15 (44) 39 (37) Race/ethnicity White, 73 (53) 5.3 17 (50) 56 (53) non- Hispanic Black 19 (14) 2.4 6 (18) 13 (12) White, 30 (22) 1.7 4 (12) 26 (25) Hispanic Asian 2 (1) 0.7 1 (3) 1 (1) Other/unknown 15 (11) NA 6 (18) 9 (9) * HCPH, Harris County Public Health; HHD, Houston Health Department; WNF, West Nile fever; WNND, West Nile neuroinvasive disease; NA, not applicable.
infected for each reported Patient age, y WNND case ([section]) Children, 5-15 4,167 Adult men 16-24 719 25-44 356 45-64 248 [greater than or equal to]65 50 Adult women 16-24 1,231 25-44 330 45-64 387 [greater than or equal to]65 61 Overall 353 Estimated Estimated WNV-infected seroprevalence of Patient age, y population WNV-infected population, % Children, 5-15 166,680 4.44 Adult men 16-24 34,512 2.30 25-44 59,452 1.86 45-64 76,880 2.71 [greater than or equal to]65 17,900 1.63 Adult women 16-24 45,547 3.16 25-44 46,200 1.51 45-64 73,530 2.52 [greater than or equal to]65 13,664 0.97 Overall 534,442 2.52 * WNND, West Nile neuroinvasive disease; WNV, West Nile virus.
Reported cases of West Nile, dengue, and chikungunya virus infections, Veneto Region, Italy, June 15-October 31, 2008-2010 * Autochthonous Autochthonous Year WNF cases WNND cases 2008 1 5 (4 (retrospective) retrospective) 2009 0 6 (1 fatal) 2010 ([dagger]) 4 3 Imported Imported chikungunya Year dengue cases cases 2008 2 1 2009 4 0 2010 ([dagger]) 14 1 * WNF, West Nile fever; WNND, West Nile neuroinvasive disease. ([dagger]) Surveillance started during the last week of July.
WNV lineage 2 sequences were later obtained from 3 pools of Culex pipiens mosquitoes trapped at 2 sites where cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) had occurred (2).
In 2009, a new epidemic was reported in the same region and in other neighboring regions in Italy, with up to 17 confirmed human cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (11).
The disease can be mild, resulting in influenza-like symptoms (as in West Nile fever [WNF]), or severe, affecting the central nervous system symptom (as in West Nile neuroinvasive disease [WNND]) (7).
After Hurricane Katrina, the number of reported cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) sharply increased in the hurricane-affected regions of Louisiana and Mississippi.
The aim of this study was to identify potential risk factors for developing West Nile neuroinvasive disease among the WNV case-patients reported in California.
There was no statistical difference in CES-D scores between those who had encephalitis and those who had meningitis or fever (p = 0.19) or between those with West Nile neuroinvasive disease (encephalitis or meningitis) compared with those with fever (p = 0.55).
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