choriomeningitis


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a cerebral meningitis with cellular infiltration of the meninges

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Evidence of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) in domestic mice in Gabon: risk of emergence of LCMV encephalitis in Central Africa.
Rachael Aubert, Ahmed and their team from Emory Vaccine Center examined what happened to mice chronically infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) when they infused CD4 or "helper" T cells from uninfected mice.
Rodents and their fleas are carriers of a variety of serious illnesses, including leptospirosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV), hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), murine typhus, rat-bite fever, rickettsialpox, and salmonellosis.
Observing good hygiene practices and environmental modifications can reduce the risk of infection from lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus from rodents, both pet and wild, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised.
Pregnant women and women who think they might become pregnant should avoid the care and feeding of pet rodents and avoid contact with wild rodents to reduce their risk of contracting the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus from the animals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised.
Her organs were cleared for infectious diseases but not for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus - an infection picked up from a hamster she bought three weeks before her death.
found that administering the molecule to mice controls infection with cytomegalovirus and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus.
The study utilized the murine model of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) infection, a well-defined in vivo system for studying protective cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) responses involving the variant clone-13.
They are known carriers of deadly neurological and respiratory diseases like lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) and Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.
RANTES--mice infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus show decreased CD8+ T cell cytokine production and cytotoxic ability coincident with higher viral loads (22).
The study showed that when mice infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) were treated with rapamycin, more CD8 T survived.
Biology of cloned cytotoxic T lymphocytes specific for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus: clearance of virus in vivo.
The laboratory enlisted the help of the Greene Infectious Disease Laboratory at New York's Columbia University, where new gene sequencing techniques uncovered a link to the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV).
Subsequent workup, which included complement fixation testing, excluded American Q fever, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, rickettsialpox, Colorado Tick fever, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, and mumps.
Using nonobese diabetic mice and the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), Michael B.