lymphocytic choriomeningitis


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lymphocytic choriomeningitis

[¦lim·fə¦sid·ik ‚kȯr·ē·ō‚men·ən′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute viral meningitis caused by a specific virus endemic in mice; characterized clinically by rapid onset of symptoms of meningeal irritation, pleocytosis and often a rise in protein in the cerebrospinal fluid, and a short, benign course with recovery.
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Prevalence of antibodies to lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in blood donors in southeastern France.
Notes from the field: a cluster of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infections transmitted through organ transplantation--Iowa, 2013.
Solid organ transplant--associated lymphocytic choriomeningitis, United States, 2011.
S, small; GPC, glycoprotein; NP, nucleocapsid protein; nt, nucleotide; aa, amino acid; LCMV, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus; L, large segment.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in southern France: four case reports and a review of the literature.
Recent outbreaks of lymphocytic choriomeningitis in the United States of America.
Notes from the field: lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infections in employees of a rodent breeding facility--Indiana, May-June 2012.
Isolation of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus from wild house mice (Mus musculus) in Osaka Port, Japan.
Biology and pathogenesis of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection.
All four organ recipients subsequently were found to have evidence of infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), a rodent-borne Old World arenavirus.
CMV quantitative PCR and testing for lymphocytic choriomeningitis IgM and IgG were requested, but not obtained.