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1

clinical pictures of viral meningitis

- typically pure meningitis with no cerebral involvement
- headache, fever, stiff neck, lethargy

2

WBCs in viral meningitis

- some, but typically fewer than 500/cu mm
- PMNs in the beginning but then lymphocytes take over

3

protein and glucose in viral meningitis

- protein normal or slightly elevated
- sugar normal

4

sequelae of viral meningitis

- rare