Objective： To find out the character of epidemiology and clinical stigma for 102 cases of Echo 19 enteric viral encephalitis.Methods： Epidemiology research and clinic analyse of 102 cases of enteric viral encephalitis was conducted during epidemic period from May to July, 2004 in our hosptial. 28 samples of cerebrospinal fluid from patients were isolated by cell culture in center laboratory of Fujian CDC, Neutralization test and Molecular biology survey were applied to evaluate and type.Results： It showed that 102 cases distribute over four populated districts, 11 small towns in Longyan city and 7 counties around it, epidemic occurs in May to July, 6 to 12 years old sehcol - children especially male were more susceptible. Main symptom was febrile and nervous system symptom. Cough, diarrhoea and tic were more contain in those cases were under 6 years old. The pressure increased in spinal fluid and the number of cells and the content of protein in spinal fluid were normal or increased slighly, the content of sugar and chloride were normal. 16 strait Echo 19 enterovirus were isolated from 28 samples. Conclusion： The viral encephalitis that epidemic in Longyan was caused by Echo 19 enterovirus, they have typical symptom and eusemia.
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