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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is an infection carried by some rodents which causes a type of meningitis.  The main host is the common house mouse but other types of rodents, such as hamsters, can become infected by contact with wild mice. 

 

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