Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Single-strand, ambisense enveloped RNA virus, a member of the Arenaviridae family. of viruses.
  • The virus finds host and reservoir in rodents, all continents except Antarctica.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Single-strand, ambisense enveloped RNA virus, a member of the Arenaviridae family. of viruses.
  • The virus finds host and reservoir in rodents, all continents except Antarctica.

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Last updated: September 5, 2020