Definition of Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

1. Noun. A form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse.

Generic synonyms: Choriomeningitis

Medical Definition of Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

1. A form of viral meningitis caused by the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus. In humans it may be inapparent or present with symptoms of a flu-like disease, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, or myelitis. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

lymphocyte activation
lymphocyte cooperation
lymphocyte count
lymphocyte depletion
lymphocyte lymphocyte
lymphocyte specific protein tyrosine kinase p56(lck)
lymphocyte subsets
lymphocyte transformation
lymphocyte transfusion
lymphocytic adenohypophysitis
lymphocytic choriomeningitis (current term)
lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis
lymphocytic leukaemia
lymphocytic leukemia
lymphocytic leukemoid reaction
lymphocytic leukocytosis
lymphocytic leukopenia
lymphocytic lymphoma
lymphocytic thyroiditis

Literary usage of Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"Pathogenesis of chronic disease associated with persistent lymphocytic choriomeningitis viral infection. I. Relationship of antibody production to disease ..."

2. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"Agent: lymphocytic choriomeningitis Virus Laboratory-associated infections with LCM virus are well- documented in facilities where infections occur in ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"At least l7 viruses cause infections in mice of all ages: lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, mouse hepatitis virus (including lethal intestinal virus of ..."

4. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... virus of mice) GD-VII (Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus strain) RED 3 (Reovirus type 3) EDIM (Group A rotavirus) lymphocytic choriomeningitis ..."

5. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Agent: lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus Laboratory-associated infections with lympho- cytic choriomeningitis virus are well documented in facilities ..."

6. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus B Ectromelia virus E. coli 0115a, c:k(B) C Minute virus of mice Facilities 0/209 0/51 0/640 0/79 0/1509 0/640 0/62 ..."

7. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"Examples of these include; lymphocytic choriomeningitis, Herpes virus simiae and rabies. Parasitic Diseases Parasites of laboratory animals have also been ..."

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