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Virus and epilepsy

Thematic Series

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The cover's topic is selected for Thematic Series “Virus and Epilepsy” of Acta Epileptologica. There are four different kinds of viruses which try to invade the electrical neuron. The watercolor is used to show the colorful viruses and excited neuron.

Acta Epileptologica invites you to submit the manuscript with the topic: Virus and Epilepsy to share with the knowledge and points about the one of the important and common pathogenies of epilepsy. Especially welcome manuscripts on novel coronavirus and epilepsy. The editorial office is dedicated to process the submissions with highly priority.

The recommending themes: 

  1. The introduce of Pathogenesis, Host, Pathogenicity, Clinical Characteristics, Treatment, Prognosis about virus which induce or enhance the seizure. 
  2. The new finding about the pathogenic mechanism by virus related to epileptogenesis.
  3. The new drugs to treat the virus or prevent the epileptogenesis. 
  4. Drug interaction of the antiviral’s treatment and the antiepileptic drugs.
  5. The hospital or home management of the patient after virus infecting and the epilepsy.
  6. Short term and long-term prognosis of epilepsy after the virus infection.

Articles will undergo all of the journal's standard peer review and editorial processes outlined in its submission guidelines.

Guest Editors:

New Content ItemProf. Xiaofeng Yang

Bioland Laboratory, Guangzhou, China


New Content ItemProf. Hui Ren

Chief Physician, Director of Neurology of Cadres Medical Department, First Affiliated hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China


New Content ItemProf. Jinmei Li

Chief Physician, Department of Neurology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China


Here are the articles in the series:

  1. Picornaviridae are a family of small positive-strand RNA viruses, and transmitted via the respiratory or fecal-oral route. The neurotropic picornaviruses can induce acute or late recurrent seizures following cent...

    Authors: Runxuan Zhang, Jie Mu, Jing Chi, Weijia Jiang and Xiaosa Chi
    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2021 3:6
  2. The high prevalence and spread of arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) make them an important cause of viral encephalitis in humans. Most epidemic viral encephalitides have an etiology associated with arbovir...

    Authors: Mingrui Zheng, Shichuo Li, R. Edward Hogan and Meihua Yang
    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:22

  3. Seizures or epilepsy is one of the common serious complications in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or diagnosed with immune deficiency syndrome, with higher incidence and pr...

    Authors: Changhao Yu, Dong Zhou, Weijia Jiang and Jie Mu
    Citation: Acta Epileptologica 2020 2:18