Viral meningitis is also known as or subsumes Lymphocytic choriomeningitis. This article also discusses Aseptic meningitis associated with herpes simplex type 2 and Aseptic meningitis associated with parainfluenza virus. -ed.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis. –ed.
About 36,000 cases of viral meningitis are estimated to occur in the United States each year. Enteroviruses cause most cases of viral meningitis. In this monograph, Dr. Ratchford of Johns Hopkins University reviews the basic diagnosis and management of viral meningitis. This updated monograph also has new information about human parecheovirus-3, a virus recently identified to occasionally cause neonatal meningitis and sepsis.