lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus meaning

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Noun: lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
  1. The RNA virus that causes lymphocytic choriomeningitis; infects mice and monkeys and dogs and guinea pigs and human beings

Type of: arenavirus

Part of: Arenaviridae

Encyclopedia: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

The type species of ARENAVIRUS,part of the Old World Arenaviruses (ARENAVIRUSES,OLD WORLD),producing a silent infection in house and laboratory mice. In humans,infection with LCMV can be inapparent,or can present with an influenza-like illness,a benign aseptic meningitis,or a severe meningoencephalomyelitis. The virus can also infect monkeys,dogs,field mice,guinea pigs,and hamsters,the latter an epidemiologically important host.


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  4. The first arenavirus, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus ( LCMV ), was isolated in 1933 by Charles Armstrong during a study of an epidemic in St . Louis.
  5. Aseptic meningitis, a severe human disease that causes inflammation covering the brain and spinal cord, can arise from the " Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus ( LCMV ) infection ".

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