Journal Article

Encephalitis after Secondary Smallpox Vaccination

Vlada V. Melekhin, Kevin L. Karem, Inger K. Damon and Karen C. Bloch

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 48, issue 1, pages e1-e2
Published in print January 2009 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online January 2009 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/595555
Encephalitis after Secondary Smallpox Vaccination

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We describe a case of post—secondary vaccination encephalitis in a smallpox vaccine recipient and discuss detection of intrathecal antibody to vaccinia virus as a potential diagnostic test.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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