Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified (A85)

Clinical Information for Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified (A85)

Rift Valley Fever - An acute infection caused by the RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS, an RNA arthropod-borne virus, affecting domestic animals and humans. In animals, symptoms include HEPATITIS; abortion (ABORTION, VETERINARY); and DEATH. In humans, symptoms range from those of a flu-like disease to hemorrhagic fever, ENCEPHALITIS, or BLINDNESS.

Rift Valley fever virus - A mosquito-borne species of the PHLEBOVIRUS genus found in eastern, central, and southern Africa, producing massive hepatitis, abortion, and death in sheep, goats, cattle, and other animals. It also has caused disease in humans.

Phlebovirus - A genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE comprising many viruses, most of which are transmitted by Phlebotomus flies and cause PHLEBOTOMUS FEVER. The type species is RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS.

Instructional Notations

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  • specified viral encephalomyelitis NEC
  • specified viral meningoencephalitis NEC

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  • encephalitis due to cytomegalovirus B25.8
  • encephalitis due to herpesvirus NEC B10.0
  • encephalitis due to herpesvirus [herpes simplex] B00.4
  • encephalitis due to measles virus B05.0
  • encephalitis due to mumps virus B26.2
  • encephalitis due to poliomyelitis virus A80
  • encephalitis due to zoster B02.0
  • lymphocytic choriomeningitis A87.2
  • myalgic encephalomyelitis G93.32