lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus


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Noun1.lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus - the RNA virus that causes lymphocytic choriomeningitis; infects mice and monkeys and dogs and guinea pigs and human beings
arenavirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Arenaviridae
Arenaviridae - a family of arborviruses carried by arthropods
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Evidence of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) in domestic mice in Gabon: risk of emergence of LCMV encephalitis in Central Africa.
Rachael Aubert, Ahmed and their team from Emory Vaccine Center examined what happened to mice chronically infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) when they infused CD4 or "helper" T cells from uninfected mice.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) has been shown to transfer from rodents to humans, but not from person to person.
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.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infection in organ transplant recipients--Massachusetts, Rhode Island, 2005.
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.
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.
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.
When mice, which T cells express TK were infected with the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, administration of GCV resulted in an efficient, but transient, control of the immunopathological immune response.
In the study, the SDSU team created a vaccine against the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), which causes a lethal form of meningitis in mice.