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... I have a few questions: What exactly is the test for West Nile Virus? About 5 years ago I got close to 100 mosquito bites and got very ill with a high fever and headache about a week later. I went to a clinic and the doctor told me it was probable that I had WNV, but that the test for it was dangerous and that only if I became sick enough to be hospitalized would I receive... (2 replies)
... A malarial like illness that you can get is Babesios--it's from a tick bite but there's a theory that mosquitoes may carry it as well. Tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme Disease are much more common than WNV, so it's another area worth investigating. (2 replies)
... Hi Heather The test for WNV is just a simple blood test....no expensive testing, that sounds more like a spinal type test, I had WNV a year ago September, with your same symptoms, which I was told is "West nile Fever" I was sick with headaches....almost flu like.....recovered and about 10 days later, got it again, which led me to believe, it was more malaria like....but, I... (2 replies)

... Anyway, the CDC website should have most of the answers to the questions you seek because the talks from the annual meetings are always incorporated into their site. ... (3 replies)
... have someone to write to. This group is pretty neat, I'm glad i finally came on here. You are the only one I stay in contact with. The others I just reply to the questions they ask. my hubby asked me all the time "did you write your friend back yet? ... (95 replies)




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