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Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006

Letter

Tickborne Encephalitis Virus, Northeastern Italy

Anna Beltrame*Comments to Author , Maurizio Ruscio†, Barbara Cruciatti‡, Angela Londero*, Vito Di Piazza§, Roberto Copetti§, Valentino Moretti†, Paolo Rossi¶, Gian Luigi Gigli¶, Luigia Scudeller*, and Pierluigi Viale*
Author affiliations: *University of Udine, Udine, Italy; †Hospital of San Daniele, San Daniele, Italy; ‡Hospital of Pordenone, Pordenone, Italy; §San Antonio Abate Hospital, Tolmezzo, Italy; ¶Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy

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Demographic, epidemiologic, and clinical data of 20 patients with TBEV infection in Friuli-Venezia Giulia*

Patient Sex Age (y) Tick bite Hospitalization date (length of hospitalization [d]) Definitive diagnosis Sequelae
1 F 36 Yes 2003 Jul 28 (31) MEM UL paresis
2 M 58 Yes 2003 Oct 13 (15) E Absent
3 F 42 Yes 2003 Oct 17 (19) ME Absent
4 F 27 No 2003 Dec 30 (25) ME UL paresis, paresis of VII cranial nerve
5 M 16 Yes 2004 Apr 28 (21) ME UL tremors
6 F 53 Yes 2004 Jun 21 (18) ME Diplopia
7 M 43 Yes 2004 Jul 17 (0) FF Absent
8 M 62 Yes 2004 Oct 10 (10) ME UL paresthesia
9 M 35 Yes 2004 Nov 8 (15) ME Absent
10 F 77 Yes 2004 Nov 22 (0) FF Absent
11 F 36 Yes 2005 May 8 (19) MEM UL paresis
12 M 12 Yes 2005 May 13 (27) ME Absent
13 M 64 Yes 2005 Jun 10 (11) FF UL paresthesia, hearing impairment
14 M 59 Yes 2005 Jun 20 (12) M Absent
15 M 15 Yes 2005 Sep 1 (10) ME Absent
16 F 39 Yes 2005 Sep 8 (8) M Absent
17 M 70 Yes 2005 Sep 16 (53) MEM UL paresis, RI, VAP
18 M 75 No 2005 Oct 18 (10) FF UL tremors
19 M 20 No 2005 Nov 2 (7) M UL tremors
20 M 61 Yes 2005 Nov 26 (13) E UL tremors, ataxia, opsoclonus

*TBEV, tickborne encephalitis virus; MEM, meningoencephalomyelitis; UL, upper limbs; E, encephalitis; ME, meningoencephalitis; FF, febrile form; M, meningitis; RI, respiratory insufficiency; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia.

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