What is the most common cause of aseptic meningitis in children and adults?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Enteroviruses account for of the majority of cases of aseptic meningitis in children, but West Nile virus and HSV-2 account for a substantial proportion of cases in adults.


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