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Is encephalitis genetic?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Encephalitis is an inflammatory process involving the brain that is usually caused by infection, either viral or bacterial.

In brief: No

Encephalitis is an inflammatory process involving the brain that is usually caused by infection, either viral or bacterial.
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: No but maybe

Congenital brain infections are caused by "genetic" acquired infection from the mother. Otherwise brain infection is acquired without genetic cause.

In brief: No but maybe

Congenital brain infections are caused by "genetic" acquired infection from the mother. Otherwise brain infection is acquired without genetic cause.
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