Volgograd Journal of Medical Research
Quarterly Journal of Science and Practice

UDK: 616.91-092.9:616.24

Pathomorphological features of West Nile fever: problems and prospects of study

N. V. Grigoryeva, E. I. Stolnova

Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет, кафедра патологической анатомии


A morphological examination of organs in West Nile fever revealed a development of vasculitis in different parts of the brain. An immunohistochemical examination revealed a presence of viral tropism to the neurons, macrophages, vascular endothelium, cells of the liver, myocardium, renal tubules.


West Nile fever, tropism of virus, lesion of endothelium