Ebola virus related encephalitis.
Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 14;
Authors: de Greslan T, Billhot M, Rousseau C, Mac Nab C, Karkowski L, Cournac JM, Bordes J, Gagnon N, Dubrous P, Duron S, Moroge S, Quentin B, Koulibaly F, Bompaire F, Renard JL, Cellarier G
Ebola patients present frequently behavioural modifications with ideation slowing and aggressiveness, sometimes contrasting with mild severity of Ebola disease. We performed lumbar punctures in three patients with this presentation and found Ebola virus in all cerebrospinal fluids. This discovery helps to discuss the concept of a specific Ebola virus encephalitis.
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