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Viral and Aseptic Meningitis

Viral meningitis is one component of a syndrome known as aseptic meningitis. The aseptic meningitis syndrome is now usually defined as meningitis with normal CSF glucose levels, normal or elevated protein levels, and elevated cell count with a majority of the cells being lymphocytes. A less common definition is nonbacterial meningitis; a definition no longer […]

Viral Diseases

Viral upper respiratory tract diseases Respiratory disease may take several forms, and the predominant etiologies are different in different age groups. Incidence statistics also vary depending on the geographic area and the population selected. Of the known viruses, rhinoviruses are predominantly associated with acute upper respiratory tract disease (including the common cold) in adults, whereas […]