Diseases

Name

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Names alternate

LCM
Armstrong’s disease

Parents
(1) Febrile Illness
Agents
(1) Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus > (Arenaviridae) > Virus
Populations
(1) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Non-human primate > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Casual contact
(2) Fomite
(3) Ingestion
(4) In utero
Properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging
Documents
(1) CDC: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM) (2014)
(2) CFSPH: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (2010)
(3) Jamieson DJ, Kourtis AP, Bell M, Rasmussen SA: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus: An emerging o… (2006)
Notes

Rarely, pets can become vectors if they are exposed to wild house mice in a breeding facility, pet store, or home.

Created

2015-07-27 14:21:36+00:00

Modified

2015-09-08 18:31:10.832774+00:00