A case of Japanese encephalitis in a Victorian infantDescription
A previously well 4‐month‐old boy was admitted to a tertiary Victorian paediatric hospital in February 2022 following a febrile convulsion. He had a 2‐day prodrome characterised by fevers to 39°C and reduced energy and feeding.
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Authors: Andrea Zhu, Nikki Petrakis, Mohamed Gaber, Daniel Mason, Vanessa Clifford and Julian Kelly
Article Type: Medical education