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Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

The Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is carried by rodents such as hamsters, guinea pigs or mice. LCMV rarely infects humans and most people with normal immune systems who are exposed to the virus do not become ill.

General information

LCMV fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish

Information for health professionals

This is a Wisconsin disease surveillance category II disease: 
Report to the patient's local public health department electronically, through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), by mail or fax using an Acute and Communicable Disease case report F-44151 or by other means within 72 hours upon recognition of a case.
Information on communicable disease reporting

Additional resources

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV) (Exit DHS)

Contacts

Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: March 04, 2014