Toscana virus encephalitis following a holiday in Sicily

Jane Osborne, Elham Khatamzas, Anjum Misbahuddin, Rachel Hart, Anand Sivaramakrishnan

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We report a case of Toscana virus encephalitis. This emerging pathogen is among the three most common causes of meningoencephalitis in Europe during the warm season, yet remains under-recognised. Doctors should consider Toscana virus infection in patients presenting with neurological symptoms who have a relevant exposure history during the summer months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-141
Number of pages3
JournalPractical Neurology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

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