choriomeningitis


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Noun1.choriomeningitis - a cerebral meningitis with cellular infiltration of the meninges
lymphocytic choriomeningitis - a form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
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Thymus-dependent lymphocytes: destruction by lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus.
CMV quantitative PCR and testing for lymphocytic choriomeningitis IgM and IgG were requested, but not obtained.
The Old World arenaviruses include the agents of Lassa fever and lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM).
More recently, infectious disease pathology has been instrumental in the investigation of a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis associated with epidural injection of steroid preparations and in the identification of several organ transplant--associated infections, such as lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Balamuthia disease, and rabies.
Additional serologic tests found no significant reactions to other arthropodborne and zoonotic pathogens, including New World arenaviruses, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, hantaviruses, other Bunyaviridae, Filoviridae, Flaviviridae, Rhabdoviridae, Togaviridae, spotted-fever-group and typhus-group rickettsia, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Coxiella burnetii.
Her rat brings to mind rodent-borne pathogens, including a novel hantavirus and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, and her dogs bring to mind reports of the resurgence of rabies virus.
The other sequence, found in Mus mattheyi mice and named Natorduori after the village in which it was found, clusters with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in all 3 phylogenetic trees.
When appropriate, on the basis of clinical manifestations/ underlying clinical issues and in collaboration with the clinical teams managing a patient's condition, testing can be performed for human herpesvirus 6 DNA, Epstein-Barr virus DNA, cytomegalovirus DNA, JC virus DNA, enterovirus RNA, enterovirus 71 RNA, measles virus RNA, mumps virus RNA, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus RNA.
These viruses include influenza virus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, phlebotomus fever virus, cocksackie B virus, echovirus, dengue virus, systemic acute respiratory syndrome virus, parvovirus, smallpox virus, vaccinia virus, and rubella virus (7).
Researchers, lead by Professor Daniel Pinschewer from the University of Basel and Professor Doron Merkler from the University of Geneva, built artificial viruses based on lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), which can infect both rodents and humans.
Prenatal exposures included in utero and perinatal infections (including infections with Toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, human immunodeficiency virus, Treponema pallidum, and varicella, dengue, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis viruses), maternal consumption of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and certain teratogenic medications (warfarin, retinoic acid, anticonvulsants, and angiotensin-converting enzyme [ACE] inhibitors), and environmental exposures (i.
In VSV-GP the glycoprotein of the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus has been replaced by the glycoprotein of the Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) to conceal the virus from the immune system.