CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-107

A case of West Nile virus and tuberculosis coinfection


Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India

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Dr. P V Shiji
Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jomt.jomt_13_19

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Tuberculous meningitis is a common differential diagnosis in tropical countries when a patient presents with prolonged fever, headache, and cranial nerve palsies. But here is a patient who presented with a short duration history but other clinical features and investigations strongly supported the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis. What makes the case all the more interesting is that her blood investigations revealed a strongly positive test for West Nile virus infection. So the patient has tuberculous meningoencephaltis with West Nile virus coinfection, which has been rarely reported till date.


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