Rotavirus antigenemia in children with encephalopathy accompanied by rotavirus gastroenteritis
First Online: 15 June 2005 Received: 27 September 2004 Accepted: 27 April 2005 DOI:
Cite this article as: Nakagomi, T. & Nakagomi, O. Arch Virol (2005) 150: 1927. doi:10.1007/s00705-005-0565-2 Summary.
Rotavirus antigen was detected in acute phase sera from 5 of 8 children with rotavirus-associated encephalopathy, confirming antigenemia. However, antigen was not detected in cerebrospinal fluid, failing to provide added evidence of invasion to the brain.
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