Chapter 45. West Nile Virus

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Ronald Gibbs MD1 and
  2. Joel K. Schwartz MD Professor of Obstetrics3

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch45

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Gibbs, R. and Schwartz, J. K. (2009) West Nile Virus, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch45

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • West Nile virus;
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC);
  • West Nile virus, single-stranded RNA virus;
  • ataxia and extrapyramidal signs;
  • Guillain–Barré syndrome;
  • enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA);
  • N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Complications

  • Prevention

  • Conclusions

  • References