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Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of encephalitis. Specific efforts include laboratory studies of medications that might block the brain's inflammatory response to certain infections, clinical studies of predictors of outcome for people with HSV encephalitis and newly emerging tick-borne infections.

Researchers in the Mayo Clinic Neurological Infectious Disease program conduct ongoing studies of HSV encephalitis and West Nile virus.


See a list of publications on encephalitis by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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Encephalitis care at Mayo Clinic

June 13, 2017