Infectious Disorders

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Varicella-zoster virus infections of the nervous system
Zika virus: neurologic complications


Acquired human cytomegalovirus
AIDS and HIV: neurologic manifestations and complications
Amebic meningoencephalitis
Anthrax meningoencephalitis
Brucellosis of the nervous system
CNS listeriosis
Coccidioidomycosis: neurologic manifestations
Cryptococcal meningitis
Epstein-Barr virus infections of the nervous system
Genital herpes: neurologic complications
Gram-negative bacillary meningitis
Haemophilus influenzae meningitis
Meningococcal meningitis
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: neurologic complications
Neonatal meningitis
Pneumococcal meningitis
Recurrent meningitis
Sleeping sickness
Tuberculosis of the CNS
Viral meningitis

Parameningeal Infections

Brucellosis of the nervous system
Intracranial epidural abscess
Intracranial subdural empyema
Spinal epidural abscess
Spinal subdural empyema
West Nile virus

Parenchymal Infections

Acquired human cytomegalovirus
Amebic meningoencephalitis
Anthrax meningoencephalitis
Arboviral encephalitis
Brain abscess
Candidiasis of the nervous system
Cat-scratch disease
Central nervous system syndromes associated with measles infection
Cerebral toxoplasmosis
Congenital cytomegalovirus
Congenital HIV-1 infection
Congenital rubella
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Encephalitis lethargica
Epstein-Barr virus infections of the nervous system
Hepatitis viruses: neurologic complications
Herpes simplex encephalitis
Histoplasmosis of the nervous system
Infective endocarditis
Japanese encephalitis
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: neurologic complications
Neonatal herpes encephalitis
Pertussis encephalopathy
Prion diseases
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Sleeping sickness
Staphylococcal infections: neurologic manifestations
Tuberculosis of the CNS
Viral hemorrhagic fevers: neurologic complications
West Nile virus

Infections Associated with Neuropathies

Acquired human cytomegalovirus
Brucellosis of the nervous system
Hepatitis viruses: neurologic complications
Herpes zoster oticus
Tick paralysis

Treatment Information

Related Topics

Drug-induced aseptic meningitis
Headache associated with AIDS
HIV-associated dementia
Molecular diagnosis of CNS infections
Movement disorders associated with infection
Post-polio syndrome
Smallpox vaccination: neurologic complications


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Zika may cause miscarriages, thin brain tissue in babies carried to term
Feb 21, 2017
Using unique mouse model, Johns Hopkins researchers believe they can develop treatment or vaccine targets in order to fight the virus. The study findings were published today in Nature Communications.
Scientists uncover how Zika virus causes microcephaly
Feb 17, 2017
A multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development. These findings are detailed in Stem Cell Reports.
New Zika vaccine candidate protects mice and monkeys with a single dose
Feb 02, 2017
A new Zika vaccine candidate has the potential to protect against the virus with a single dose, according to a research team led by scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Enfermedad de Lyme (Spanish)
Lyme disease
Shingles (Herpes zoster)
West Nile virus


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