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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(12): 3658-3663
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.414


Chandipura Virus Recognized among AES for the First Time in Bihar, India
Diwakar Singh Dinesh1*#, Roshan Kamal Topno1#, Krishna Pandey1, Rishikesh Kumar1, Ganesh Chandra Sahoo1, Maneesh Kumar1, Banke Bihari Singh2, Wakil Paswan2 and Pradeep Das1
1Indian Council of Medical Research- Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Agamkuan, Patna-800007, India 2Anugrah Narayan Magadh Memorial Medical College and Hospital Gaya, Bihar, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The epidemic outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) was continuing specially from 2014 onwards and taking toll of pediatric age group distributed in different blocks of Gaya district of Bihar, India. In an extensive survey during outbreak (2016), a case of high fever history was diagnosed having Chandipura virus out of 24 acute fever cases admitted at Anugrah Narayan Memorial Magadh Medical College and Hospital (ANMMMCH) Gaya. Off which nine cases were from Gaya district. The age group of affected cases was 1-15 years. Male were affected more than females (M:F::55.5:44.4). Records of death were found five. Patients were suffering from acute-onset of fever with change in mental status (including symptoms such as confusion, disorientation, coma, or inability to talk) and often with new onset of seizures. All were diagnosed as equivocal JE by IgM ELISA except one. It was the first case report from Bihar, India. The treatment was only based on sign and symptoms. AES is a seasonal and major health problem of Bihar coming every year. This study has disclosed one of the reasons of AES in Bihar.


Keywords: AES, Chandipura virus, JE, Fever
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Diwakar Singh Dinesh, Roshan Kamal Topno, Krishna Pandey, Rishikesh Kumar, Ganesh Chandra Sahoo, Maneesh Kumar, Banke Bihari Singh, Wakil Paswan and Pradeep Das. 2019. Chandipura Virus recognized among AES for the First Time in Bihar, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(12): 3658-3663. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.414