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Volume 23, Number 4—April 2017


Neurologic Complications of Influenza B Virus Infection in Adults, Romania

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Release date: March 16, 2017; Expiration date: March 16, 2018

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Recognize clinical and neurologic manifestations of influenza B virus infection in adults, based on a case series from a tertiary facility in Romania

Determine the course and treatment of influenza B virus infection in adults with neurologic complications

Identify laboratory and neuroimaging findings of influenza B virus infection in adults with neurologic complications.

CME Editor

Thomas J. Gryczan, MS, Technical Writer/Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: Thomas J. Gryczan, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Author

Laurie Barclay, MD, freelance writer and reviewer, Medscape, LLC. Disclosure: Laurie Barclay, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: owns stock, stock options, or bonds from Pfizer.


Disclosures: Corneliu Petru Popescu, MD; Simin Aysel Florescu, MD, PhD; Emilia Lupulescu, MD, PhD; Mihaela Zaharia, MD; Gratiela Tardei, MD, PhD; Mihaela Lazar, MD, PhD; and Simona Maria Ruta, MD, PhD, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. Emanoil Ceausu, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: received grants for clinical research from MSD, Gilead.


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