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Encephalitis, California MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Encephalitis, California
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.245.340.300.200
C01.207.399.750.300.200
C01.920.500.343.340
C01.925.081.343.340
C01.925.182.525.300.200
C01.925.782.147.340
C01.925.782.310.340
C10.228.140.430.520.750.300.200
C10.228.228.245.340.300.200
C10.228.228.399.750.300.200
C10.586.250.520.750.300.200
Unique ID
D004670
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004670
Annotation
for La Crosse virus encephalitis, coordinate with LA CROSSE VIRUS
Scope Note
A viral infection of the brain caused by serotypes of California encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, CALIFORNIA) transmitted to humans by the mosquito AEDES triseriatus. The majority of cases are caused by the LA CROSSE VIRUS. This condition is endemic to the midwestern United States and primarily affects children between 5-10 years of age. Clinical manifestations include FEVER; VOMITING; HEADACHE; and abdominal pain followed by SEIZURES, altered mentation, and focal neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13)
Entry Version
ENCEPH CALIFORNIA
Entry Term(s)
California Encephalitis
California Encephalitis Virus Infection
California Viral Encephalitis
Encephalitis, California, Viral
La Crosse Encephalitis
La Crosse Encephalitis Virus Infection
Viral Encephalitis, California
Public MeSH Note
1991; see ENCEPHALITIS, EPIDEMIC 1975-1990
History Note
1991 (1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Encephalitis, California Preferred
La Crosse Encephalitis Narrower
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