Reporting of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) to the TxDSHS was made mandatory in 2000, and West Nile fever (WNF) was added to the list of reportable conditions in 2005.
What does WNND stand for?
WNND stands for West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
- Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society (Canada)
- Western New Mexico University
- Watashino Namaeha Nakanodesu (Japanese: my name is Nakano)
- What's New Now (enewsletter)
- Winnemucca (Amtrak station code; Winemucca, NV)
- Women News Network (est. 2006)
- Workshop on Neural Networks
- World Nature Network (Japan)
- World Nuclear News (est. 2007)
- William N. Neff Center (Abingdon, VA)
- Wetenskaplike en Nywerheidsnavorsingsraad
- West Nile Neurological Syndrome (severe fever, brain and spinal cord inflammation)
- Williamsburg Neighborhood Nursery School (Brooklyn, NY)
- Washington National Opera (Washington, DC)
- Welsh National Opera
- Wet Nationale Ombudsman
- Wharton and Northern Railroad
- Wonderful Night Out (Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City; Kansas)
- World Nap Organization
- Wisconsin Narcotic Officers' Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
Morbidity is distinguished by West Nile fever (WNF; the less debilitating form of infection) and West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND).
Although most infections are asymptomatic, approximately 341,000 cases of West Nile fever (WNF) have occurred, 12,188 infections have resulted in West Nile neuroinvasive disease, and 1,164 infections have resulted in death.
WNV lineage 2 sequences were later obtained from 3 pools of Culex pipiens mosquitoes trapped at 2 sites where cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) had occurred (2).
In 2009, a new epidemic was reported in the same region and in other neighboring regions in Italy, with up to 17 confirmed human cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (11).
The disease can be mild, resulting in influenza-like symptoms (as in West Nile fever [WNF]), or severe, affecting the central nervous system symptom (as in West Nile neuroinvasive disease [WNND]) (7).
After Hurricane Katrina, the number of reported cases of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) sharply increased in the hurricane-affected regions of Louisiana and Mississippi.