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Please enter at least one feature (symptom, sign or investigation result) before performing the calculation.
For example, if chest pain and low oxygen saturations were present, but haemoptysis was absent, the features section should look as follows:
To add a feature that is present, start typing and then click the green arrow.
To add the absence of a feature (i.e. a 'negative' finding), start typing then click the red cross.
If you want to remove a feature from the list simply click the grey cross in the box to the right of the feature.
Japanese encephalitis is the most common cause of viral encephalitis in South East Asia, China the Western Pacific and India, with approx. 50,000 cases annually. It is a flavivirus transmitted by culex mosquitos which breeds in rice paddy fields. The reservoir hosts are aquatic birds, but pigs are an amplification host and therefore close domestic contact with pigs is a risk factor.
The majority of infection is asymptomatic.
Clinical features are headache, fever, seizures. Parkinsonian features indicate basal ganglia involvement. It can also present with acute flaccid paralysis.