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Table 2 Viruses identified in serum and/or CSF using polymerase chain reaction and IgM capture ELISA

From: Viral aetiologies of acute encephalitis in a hospital-based South Asian population

Viruses Number of patients positive of 99 tested Total
PCR / RT-PCR IgM - ELISA
Varicella zoster virus 03 ND 03
Epstein Barr virus 03 ND 03
Cytomegalovirus 00 ND 00
Herpes simplex types 1 and 2 00 00 00
Japanese encephalitis virus 00 07 07
Dengue virus 00 11 11
West Nile virus 00 03 03
Total 06 21 27
  1. ND Not Done