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Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 May;22(5):468-70.

First case of confirmed rotavirus meningoencephalitis in Germany.

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Laboratory Prof. G. Enders and Partner, Instituter for Virology, Infectology and Epidemiology e.V., Rosenbergstrasse 85, 70193 Stuttgart, Germany. kehle@virotest.com

Abstract

We report the case of a 9-year-old girl in Germany with acute meningoencephalitis associated with rotavirus gastrointestinal infection. Sequence analysis revealed a genetic relationship of the strain to rotaviruses with subgroup II specificity. Reverse transcription-PCR was positive for rotavirus.

PMID:
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