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Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017

Investigation of Acute Flaccid Paralysis Reported with La Crosse Virus Infection, Ohio, USA, 2008–2014

Morgan J. Hennessey, Daniel M. Pastula, Kimberly Machesky, Marc Fischer, Nicole P. Lindsey, Mary DiOrio, J. Erin StaplesComments to Author , and Sietske de Fijter
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.J. Hennessey, D.M. Pastula); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (M.J. Hennessey, D.M. Pastula, M. Fischer, N.P. Lindsey, J.E. Staples); Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio, USA (K. Machesky, M. DiOrio, S. de Fijter)

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Table 1

Clinical symptoms reported at time of acute illness for 9 patients with La Crosse virus infection and reported acute flaccid paralysis, Ohio, USA, 2008–2014

Clinical sign/symptom No. (%) patients
Fever 9 (100)
Altered mental status 9 (100)
Weakness 9 (100)
Seizure 7 (78)
Headache 7 (78)
Nausea/vomiting 6 (67)
Muscle pain/myalgia 1 (11)

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