Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)
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.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Information for Providers
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 (Word) or by other means within 72 hours upon recognition of a case.
- Information on communicable disease reporting
- Case Reporting and Investigation Protocol (EpiNet): P-01919 LCMV (PDF)
Questions about LCMV? Contact us!
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