neurotropic

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neurotropic

[¦nu̇r·ō¦träp·ik]
(biology)
Having an affinity for nerve tissue.
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pseudomallei isolates from patients with neurologic melioidosis do not demonstrate selective neurotropism in an experimental model.
As shown in Table 2, all residues important for virulence and neurotropism were conserved between the bat JEV isolates and the Nakayama strain.
The pronounced neurotropism that Vietnam/05 exhibited for Canada geese is similar to that reported for other susceptible wild bird species (13-15).
Klopfleisch R, Werner O, Mundt E, Harder T, Teifke JR Neurotropism of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A/chicken/Indonesia/2003 (H5N1) in experimentally infected pigeons (Columbia livia f.
Neurotropism of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A/chicken/Indonesia/2003 (H5N1 ) in experimentally infected pigeons (Columbia livia f.
Since the brain is the main site of EBLV-2 replication, this finding suggests that the virus displays a similar neurotropism to classical rabies virus.
Neurotropism of the H5N1 virus in mice as part of the pathogenesis subsequent to infection by human influenza virus isolates has been reported (10).
The neurotropism of HHV-6 and that the CNS may be a site of viral persistence or latency are well recognized (8,9).