Congenital Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Infection: Decade of Rediscovery

Strausbaugh, Larry J.; Barton, Leslie L.; Mets, Marilyn B.
August 2001
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p370
Academic Journal
Presents a study which determined the prevalence of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) in human and rodent populations and to delineate the clinical spectrum of congenital infection. Source of LCMV; Differential diagnosis of congenital LCMV infection; Conclusions.


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