Neurological Manifestations of Influenza in the Era of the new Pandemic (H1N1) Strain

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Abstract

SYNOPSIS:

25 cases of neurologic complications of influenza were reported from Great Britain beginning in 2011. 84% of cases were seen in children. A variety of distinct neurological manifestations were seen. 80% of patients required intensive care, 68% had poor outcomes, and 4 patients (16%) died.

SOURCE:

Goenka A, et al. Neurological manifestations of influenza infection in children and adults: results of a national British surveillance study. CID 2014; 58: 775–84.

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