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Encephalitis Saint Louis Incidence

Facts about St. Louis encephalitis:

  • Less than 200 cases of St. Louis encephalitis are reported in the US each year.
  • Most cases occur in the eastern and southern US.

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Encephalitis Saint Louis References
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