Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bacterial Encephalitis Incidence

Facts about encephalitis:

  • There are about 20,000 reported cases of viral encephalitis each year in the United States.
  • Most cases go unreported because the symptoms are very mild.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Bacterial Encephalitis References
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