La Crosse Virus Encephalitis
La Crosse Virus encephalitis may present with sudden onset of fever, malaise, nausea,vomiting and headache. The common complication may include seizures.
La Crosse Virus encephalitis is caused by La Crosse virus. La Crosse virus is a form of arbovirus.La Crosse virus is a family member of bunyavirus. La Crosse encephalitis is also a subtype of the California encephalitis virus serogroup.
The serological testing for IgG and IgM antibodies to La Crosse virus encephalitis is useful in identifying La Crosse virus encephalitis.
La Crosse Virus is transmitted via the infected mosquito bites. The bites may lead to viremia. The virus may disseminated to the central nervous system . Insecticides is considered in controlling the mosquito vector.
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