ERIC Number: EJ847496
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Meningitis in a College Student in Connecticut, 2007
Sosa, Lynn E.; Gupta, Shaili; Juthani-Mehta, Manisha; Hadler, James L.
Journal of American College Health, v58 n1 p12-14 Jul-Aug 2009
The authors describe a case of aseptic meningitis in a college student that was ultimately attributed to infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV). The authors also provide a review of LCMV infection, epidemiology, and public health implications. Providers should be aware of LCMV as a cause of meningitis in college students, especially those with a history of rodent exposure.
Descriptors: College Students, Public Health, Epidemiology, Diseases, Animals, Case Studies, Females, Clinical Diagnosis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut