lymphocytic choriomeningitis

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a form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse

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Congenital lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus: when to consider the diagnosis.
Transmission of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus by organ transplantation.
Brief report: lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus transmitted through solid organ transplantation--Massachusetts, 2008.
Discovered in 1933 and classified in the 1960s as a prototype for the arena virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is harbored in mice and transferred vertically by uterine infection.
Recently, three transplant patients died from lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, a common rodent virus.
At least 6 organ transplant recipients in the US have died after being infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), by a virus rarely found in humans transmitted by rodents such as hamsters and mice.
Using nonobese diabetic mice and the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), Michael B.
The previously unknown arenavirus, which is distantly related to the Lassa virus and Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, was characterized using the rapid and sensitive sequencing technology of 454 Life Sciences.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) infection was suspected, and LCMV-specific antibody was detected in blood and cerebrospinal fluid from the patient, confirming the diagnosis.
For their study, the researchers used lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), which is relatively harmless in humans with a healthy immune system.
To investigate the effectiveness of exogenous recombinant human IL-7 in sustaining a primary in vivo response, the investigators treated lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)-vaccinated tumor-bearing RIP (GP x TAG2) mice with IL-7 or with a buffer for 14 days.
In Africa, Lassa virus (LASV) and Lujo virus are the only known members of the family Arenaviridae that cause human disease (2,3); however, evidence for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, another Arenaviridae sp.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is an arenavirus carried by rodents, most notably domestic house mice (Mus musculus), but also laboratory and pet rodents (1).
Cases have been caused by emerging pathogens, including West Nile virus (WNV) (7, 8), rabies virus (9), lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) (10), and Balamuthia mandrillaris amebae (11).
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is a rodent-borne virus that can be transmitted to humans through exposure to rodent urine, feces, saliva, or blood.