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Volume 25, Number 10—October 2019

Economic Burden of West Nile Virus Disease, Quebec, Canada, 2012–2013

Najwa Ouhoummane, Eric Tchouaket, Anne-Marie Lowe, Ann Fortin, Dahlia Kairy, Anne Vibien, Jessica Kovitz-Lensch, Terry-Nan Tannenbaum1, and François MilordComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut National de Santé Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Canada (N. Ouhoummane, A. Fortin, F. Milord); Université du Quebec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada (E. Tchouaket); Public Health Agency of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (A.-M. Lowe); Université de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (D. Kairy); Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation du Montreal Métropolitain, Montreal (D. Kairy); Centre Intégré de Santé et de Services Sociaux de la Montérégie Est-Hôpital Honoré Mercier, St.-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (A. Vibien, J. Kovitz-Lensch); Institut National de Santé Publique de Montreal, Montreal (T.-N. Tannenbaum); Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada (F. Milord)

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Table 1

Principal diagnoses for 71 hospitalized case-patients with West Nile virus infection, Quebec, Canada*

Principal diagnosis ICD-10 code No. (%) patients
West Nile virus infection A923 42 (59)
Viral meningitis, unspecified A879 16 (23)
Viral infection, unspecified B349 7 (10)
Unspecified viral encephalitis A86 3 (4)
Guillain–Barré syndrome G610 2 (3)
Headache R51 1 (1)

*ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.

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