Which histologic findings are characteristic of West Nile virus infection?

Updated: Apr 23, 2020
  • Author: Jess D Salinas, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Autopsy findings in some patients with West Nile virus infection reveal mononuclear inflammation that extensively involves the medulla, with some involvement of the cranial nerve roots. [31] However, these findings are not diagnostic for the infection.

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