Latest Encephalitis Stories

2014-06-05 13:19:17

University of California - San Francisco UCSF genome experts show value of 'next-generation sequencing' in diagnosing infection A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis -- which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ill -- shows that the newest generation of DNA analysis tools can be harnessed to reveal the cause of a life-threatening infection...

2014-05-31 23:09:12

“Recurrent herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) infection is a risk factor for AD (Alzheimer’s Disease),” according to a study published in Frontiers in Pharmacology on May 7, 2014 (1). polyDNA recommends talking to the doctor about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, which were shown to reduce HSV symptoms in two post-marketing clinical studies. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Growing evidence suggests that recurrent herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) infection is a risk factor for...

2014-05-20 23:18:12

In its May 2014 survey, polyDNA found that 77% of respondents wanted to know if the herpes virus can be deadly. polyDNA reviews the literature, and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin, which have a formula proven to reduce herpes symptoms in two post-marketing clinical studies. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 polyDNA’s latest May 2014 survey found that 77% of participants wanted to know if the herpes virus can be deadly. The answer is yes. However, death due to a herpes infection is...

2014-03-24 08:30:01

Quest Diagnostics business launches first HSV PCR for CSF in United States. Test provides results in about 60 minutes. MADISON, N.J. and CYPRESS, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information and services, today announced that its Focus Diagnostics products business has received expedited FDA 510(k) clearance and CLIA moderate complexity categorization for its new Simplexa HSV 1 & 2 Direct molecular...

2014-02-21 23:02:31

Conference Key Event for First Annual World Encephalitis Day Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Becky Dennis, advocate, author of the highly acclaimed Brain Wreck and encephalitis survivor, will speak on patient advocacy at the Encephalitis Global 2014 conference this Saturday, February 22 in La Jolla, California. The conference encephalitisglobal.org/faces2014 highlights the first annual World Encephalitis Day, which creates awareness about the devastating consequences of encephalitis,...

2014-02-21 23:02:07

Noted advocate, author and encephalitis survivor Becky Dennis to speak at Conference for Inaugural Global Initiative to raise awareness of deadly brain condition. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, strikes 20,000 Americans each year and roughly 500,000 people across the globe. Approximately 20% of encephalitis victims die. The launch of World Encephalitis Day, led by the Encephalitis Society, is a global initiative to raise awareness of this...

2014-02-14 20:21:10

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBEMP, LLP announces the filing of a personal injury lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of accomplished journalist Liz Crokin against Mallory Hill alleging that he knowingly infected her with a sexually transmitted disease resulting in life-threatening injuries during the couple's relationship from May 2012 to March 2013. Liz Crokin has an extensive background in entertainment and political journalism in print,...

US Economic Impact Of West Nile Virus Nears $800M: CDC Report
2014-02-11 07:26:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mosquito-borne disease that has been plaguing the US since it was first detected in New York in 1999, has left a greater economic dent than had previously been estimated, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH), the CDC report has found that since West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in the US, it has cost the...

2014-01-24 23:22:40

The USDA issues license for first commercial West Nile Virus antibody detection kit for horses. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 A USDA licensed West Nile Virus (WNV) diagnostic kit for horses is now commercially available to veterinary and reference laboratories in the United States. The West Nile Virus Antibody Test Kit, ELISA was developed at InBios using antigen reagents licensed from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and is manufactured at InBios’ licensed USDA facility in...

Latest Encephalitis Reference Libraries

2011-02-25 18:53:25

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...

2011-02-23 21:04:53

St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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