Borna disease, a possible hazard for man?

@article{Rott2005BornaDA,
  title={Borna disease, a possible hazard for man?},
  author={Rudolf Rott and Sibylle Herzog and Karl Bechter and Knut Frese},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2005},
  volume={118},
  pages={143-149}
}
SummaryEvidence is presented that Borna disease (BD) virus, which is known to cause encephalopathy in horses, sheep, and a broad range of experimental animals, or a related agent, can infect man and may induce mental disorders. BD virus-specific antibodies could be demonstrated in 4–7% of sera (depending on origin) from more than 5000 psychiatric or neurological patients from Germany, U.S.A. and Japan. Antibodies from seropositive patients reacted with a BD virus-specific protein translated by… 
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