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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The roll call of diseases is no trifling matter: plague, murine typhus, Rickettsial pox, salmonellosis, rat bite fever, leptosporesis, trichinosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, typhoid, dysentery, hog cholera, aspergillosis, encephalitis, pseudo tuberculosis, avian tuberculosis, toxoplasmosis, Japanese encephalitis, filariasis, yellow fever and dengue fever, malaria, etc.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) infection could be brought by rats such as computer mice, hamsters and also guinea pigs, every one of which are typical pets in the home.
VSV-GP is a highly potent oncolytic virus that carries the surface protein from the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV).
In Africa, Lassa virus (LASV) and Lujo virus are the only known members of the family Arenaviridae that cause human disease (2,3); however, evidence for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, another Arenaviridae sp.
Nichol said hantavirus pulmonary syndrome and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, two viruses carried by mice, are associated with ''particularly severe diseases.
They examined the altered mice in the context of three different types of viral infections: LCMV (lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus), VSV (vesicular stomatitis virus), and influenza.
The inquest heard he contracted lymphocytic choriomeningitis, an infectious virus spread by house mice, during his stay in Serbia, though he did not die from it.
The virus laboratory was mainly concerned with the study of troop health aspects of such diseases as typhus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, lymphogranuloma venereum, lymphocytic choriomeningitis, rabies, ornithosis, equine encephalomyelitis, and St.
Senior author Rafi Ahmed's laboratory has extensive experience studying mice infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV).
Other viral causes include cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), varicella-zoster virus (VZV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), arboviruses and lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus.
Infections transmission identified in the past few years among solid organs have reflected a broad array of viruses, bacteria, and parasites, resulting in a high proportion of mortality amongst infected recipients; examples include HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Strongyloides spp, and Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiologic agent of Chagas Disease.
It was suspected the company's rodents had the virus lymphocytic choriomeningitis, which could cause flu-like symptoms or worse.