Journal of NeuroVirology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 235–240 | Cite as

Acute meningoencephalitis caused by adenovirus serotype 26

  • Erik R. DubberkeEmail author
  • Benjamin Tu
  • Dennis J. Rivet
  • Gregory A. Storch
  • Anucha Apisarnthanarak
  • Robert E. Schmidt
  • Stuart Weiss
  • Louis B. Polish
Case Report


Adenoviridae are rare causes of meningoencephalitis in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. In this article the authors report a case of adenoviral meningoencephalitis caused by serotype 26 and its identification, not described previously, in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by PCR and brain tissue by immunohistochemical staining.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik R. Dubberke
    • 1
    Email author
  • Benjamin Tu
    • 2
  • Dennis J. Rivet
    • 3
  • Gregory A. Storch
    • 4
  • Anucha Apisarnthanarak
    • 6
  • Robert E. Schmidt
    • 2
  • Stuart Weiss
    • 5
  • Louis B. Polish
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  4. 4.Edward Mallinckrodt Department of PediatricsWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  5. 5.Department of NeurologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  6. 6.Thammasart University HospitalPratumthaniThailand

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