Immunocompetent hamsters as a model for orthobunyavirus-induced neuroinvasion and neuropathology

Authors: Allison Groseth, et al. Abstract Background Bunyavirus infections, including those caused by Bunyamwera serogroup orthobunyaviruses, represent a significant and yet likely still vastly underappreciated cause of mild to moderate human febrile infections. In severe cases, these infections can also cause neurological disease, particularly meningitis and encephalitis, and infection can even be fatal. However, with…

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