St. Louis encephalitis in early infancy

Susan H. Wootton, Sheldon L. Kaplan, Dennis M. Perrotta, Denise A. Martin, Grant L. Campbell

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We describe a case of St. Louis encephalitis in a 19-day-old infant who presented with fever and seizure activity. To our knowledge, this is the youngest case of St. Louis encephalitis ever reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-954
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2004


  • Flavivirus
  • Infant
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Seizure
  • St. Louis encephalitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)


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