VSBV-1 is related to, but distinct from, the classical Borna disease
virus 1 (BoDV-1; species Mammalian 1 orthobornavirus).
The presence of Borna disease
virus genome was examined via conventional reverse transcriptase (RT)-polymerase chain reaction (Thermocycler PTC-200, M.
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.
virus infection of adult and neonatal rats: models for neuropsychiatric disease Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 2001; 253:157-177.
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
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.
virus (BDV) is known primarily as a cause of meningoencephalitis in horses, sheep, and other animals, but infection does occur in humans, usually subclinically; antibodies to the organism are present in 3%-6% of people in various populations.
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.
We obtained polyclonal antiserum against VSBV-1 and Borna disease
virus (BoDV) N and P proteins from rabbits immunized with the respective recombinant antigens and purified by protein A ion exchange (Davids Biotechnologie, Regensburg, Germany).
The most common causes for viral encephalitis in sheep include maedi-visna virus, Borna disease
virus, and rabies virus.