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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.480.500.070.100.550
Unique ID
D008217
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008217
Annotation
infection = LYMPHOCYTIC CHORIOMENINGITIS or LYMPHOCYTIC CHORIOMENINGITIS VIRUS (IM) + ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
LCM Viruses
LCMV
Registry Number
txid11623
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(65)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus Preferred
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