This image, captured on June 23, 2014, in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, depicts Indian Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, and CDC neuro-epidemiologist, Dr. James Sejvar (seated on the right) in the process of evaluating a young child for neurological symptoms after the child survived an unexplained acute encephalopathy illness.
”Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is a clinical condition caused by infection with Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) or other infectious and noninfectious causes. A confirmed etiology is generally not required for the clinical management of AES.” For more information regarding this illness, click on the links below.
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|Links:||CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), Japanese Encephalitis|
CDC – Emerging Infectious Diseases, “Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Surveillance, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012”, Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013
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