Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)

General Information

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.

LCMV fact sheet, P-42182

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information for Providers

This is a Wisconsin disease surveillance category II disease:

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Last Revised: October 7, 2021