lymphocytic choriomeningitis

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Related to lymphocytic choriomeningitis: lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM)
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Noun1.lymphocytic choriomeningitis - a form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse
choriomeningitis - 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.
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.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection in organ transplant recipients--Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 2005.
While the distantly related Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus is generally harmless in healthy humans, the Lujo virus demonstrates an unprecedented high case fatality rate of 80% and unusual degree of pathogenicity.
Serum samples were tested for IgG against WWAV, Amapan virus (AMAV), an arenavirus that is antigenically closely related to the Tacaribe serocomplex viruses known to cause hemorrhagic fever (4), and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), the prototypical arenavirus and member of the Lassa-lymphocytic choriomeningitis serocomplex, by using an ELISA.
Other viruses, such as Hantavirus and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, have polymerases that function like that of the influenza virus, DuBois said.
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.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), a rodentborne arenavirus, is a rare, zoonotic cause of aseptic meningitis in Europe and North America.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in employees and mice at multipremises feeder-rodent operation, USA, 2012.
These case studies originated from a case in May 2005 in which two kidney transplant recipients developed the donor transmitted Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) that is typically found in rodents.
CMV quantitative PCR and testing for lymphocytic choriomeningitis IgM and IgG were requested, but not obtained.