- The West Nile Virus outbreak of 1999 in New York: the Flushing Hospital experienceD S Asnis
Department of Internal Medicine, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, New York 11355, USA
Clin Infect Dis 30:413-8. 2000..With the assistance of the New York City and New York State health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these were documented as the first cases of WNV infection on this continent...
- The West Nile virus encephalitis outbreak in the United States (1999-2000): from Flushing, New York, to beyond its bordersD S Asnis
Department of Internal Medicine, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, New York 11355, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:161-71. 2001..The NYC outbreak resulted in the first cases of WNV infection in the Western Hemisphere and the first arboviral infection in NYC since yellow fever in the nineteenth century. The WNV is now a public health concern in the United States...
- Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus meningitis, New York, NY, USA, 2009Deborah S Asnis
Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, New York, New York 11355, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 16:328-30. 2010..Clues leading to the diagnosis included aseptic meningitis during winter and the finding of hypoglycorrachia and lymphocytosis in the cerebrospinal fluid. LCMV continues to be an underdiagnosed zoonotic disease...