Acute encephalitis is an important and severe disease in children in Vietnam. However, little is known about the etiology while such knowledge is essential for optimal prevention and treatment. To identify viral causes of encephalitis, in 2004 we conducted a one-year descriptive study at Children's Hospital Number One, a referral hospital for children in southern Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City. Children less than 16 years of age presenting with acute encephalitis of presumed viral etiolog...Expand abstract
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Viral etiology of encephalitis in children in southern Vietnam: results of a one-year prospective descriptive study.
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