house mouse

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Synonyms for house mouse

brownish-grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide


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The reservoir is the common house mouse, Mus musculus, but other rodents can become infected and transmit infection to humans.
The virus is spread in California and other western states by deer mice, which are distantly related to the common house mouse.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV; family Arenaviridae) is a rodent-borne pathogen; its main reservoir is the common house mouse (Mus musculus), but it has also been detected in pets, research rodents, and wild mice (1,2).
LCMV is primarily maintained in the common house mouse (Mus musculus andM.
First described in 1933, it is a rodentbome zoonosis associated with the common house mouse (Mus musculus) (3).