An indication of meningitis; flexing the neck causes hips & knees to flex.
|CDC||US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Corvid||a bird of the crow family; ravens, crows, jays|
|Flaviviridae||A family of spherical, lipid enveloped, protein encapsulated, single stranded RNA viruses that include: HCV, WNV, Dengue and Yellow fever, etc.|
|Kernig's sign||An indication of meningitis. While supine, with hip flexed at 90 degrees, lower leg cannot be fully
extended without pain or resistance.
|Meningoencephalitis||Inflammation/infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and the brain tissue.|
|Pleocytosis||The presence of more cells than normal.|
|Vector||An organism that transmits an infectious agent from one organism to another.|