Powassan meningoencephalitis, New York, New York, USA

Simon Sung, Alysse G. Wurcel, Susan Whittier, Karen Kulas, Laura D. Kramer, Robin Flam, James Kirkland Roberts, Simon Tsiouris

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Disease caused by Powassan virus (POWV), a tickborne flavivirus, ranges from asymptomatic to severe neurologic compromise and death. Two cases of POWV meningoencephalitis in New York, USA, highlight diagnostic techniques, neurologic outcomes, and the effect of POWV on communities to which it is endemic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1504-1506
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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