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Borna disease virus circulating immunocomplex positivity and psychopathology in psychiatric patients in the Czech Republic.

  title={Borna disease virus circulating immunocomplex positivity and psychopathology in psychiatric patients in the Czech Republic.},
  author={Sylva Rackov{\'a} and L. Janu and Hana Kab{\'i}{\vc}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  volume={30 3},
OBJECTIVES Borna disease virus (BDV) is an RNA virus belonging to the family Bornaviridae. BDV is a neurotropic virus that causes changes in mood, behaviour and cognition. Patients with psychiatric disorders have a higher incidence of BDV positivity than healthy individuals. METHODS We examined the seropositivity of BDV circulating immunocomplexes (CIC) in psychiatric patients and healthy individuals (blood donors). We examined 39 psychiatric inpatients for the presence of BDV CIC in the… Expand
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