Illustration(s) pertain to the topic addressed in this publication, not the specific research or data presented in the publication

Echovirus type 7 meningitis in young children


Clinical and virological features are presented of an epidemic of aseptic meningitis in children caused by echovirus type 7. The majority of patients were younger than 1 year of age. Symptoms varied according to age. The degree of CSF pleocytosis was inversely related to age and was significantly greater in infants 7 months of age and younger than in those older than 7 months.… Read more