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What are some of the most common viruses that are associated with encephalitis?

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Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Louis encephalitis virus eastern equine encephalitis virus western equine encephalitis virus rabies virus (not common in humans).

In brief: Many

Louis encephalitis virus eastern equine encephalitis virus western equine encephalitis virus rabies virus (not common in humans).
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Herpes type viruses

Encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, unknown causes, etc.
.. Herpes types 1 & 2, epstein barr virus, varicella (chicken pox, shingles) virus, polio virus, coxsackie (hand-foot-mouth) virus, measles virus, japanese encephalitis virus, etc..., can cause encephalitis.

In brief: Herpes type viruses

Encephalitis, inflammation of the brain, can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, unknown causes, etc.
.. Herpes types 1 & 2, epstein barr virus, varicella (chicken pox, shingles) virus, polio virus, coxsackie (hand-foot-mouth) virus, measles virus, japanese encephalitis virus, etc..., can cause encephalitis.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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