borna disease


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borna disease

(ˈbɔːnə)
n
(Veterinary Science) vet science a viral disease of mammals, esp horses, caused by a member of the Flaviviridae and characterized by the development of encephalitis
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The most common causes for viral encephalitis in sheep include maedi-visna virus, Borna disease virus, and rabies virus.
Contract awarded for ASC - Supply and Delivery of Borna Disease Virus Proteins
HIV/AIDS and Borna Disease Virus (BDV) in animals help to bring the infection-based model of schizophrenia to the realm of scientific imagination Viruses can influence the human genome.
Inhibition of immune-mediated meningoencephalitis in persistently borna disease virus-infected rats by cyclosporin A.
In The Neurobiology of Autism (Bauman and Kemper 2005), the authors draw parallels in neurobiology and behavior with autism and another type of infection, neonatal Borna disease virus.
Among the chapter topics are psychosocial and environmental formulations, monoaminergic-based pharmacotherapy, pyschobiology of electroshock, depression and suicidality in children and adolescents, the biology and genetics of suicidality, depression in the context of cancer, stress system dysregulation, neuroimmune mediators, Borna disease virus, animal models, and depression and heart disease.
MADRID -- Treatment-resistant psychotic disorders in some patients may be caused, in part, by an immune response triggered by the Borna disease virus, and a consequent low-grade encephalopathy, Dr.
The alleged culprit, Borna disease virus (BDV), was first reported more than 100 years ago to cause a neurological disease of horses in Borna, Germany.
To the Editor: Borna disease (BD) is a fatal neurologic disorder in horses and sheep.
Antibodies against ABV were detected by use of an IIFA on persistently Borna disease virus (BDV)-infected Madin-Darby canine kidney cells.
Before this discovery, the family Bornaviridae contained only 1 species, Borna disease virus (BDV).
Borna disease virus was named after the town of Borna in Saxony, southeastern Germany, where in 1885 many horses in a German cavalry regiment died of a fatal neurologic disease.