Chemokine control of West Nile virus infection.

@article{Lim2011ChemokineCO,
  title={Chemokine control of West Nile virus infection.},
  author={Jean K Lim and Philip G. M. Murphy},
  journal={Experimental cell research},
  year={2011},
  volume={317 5},
  pages={569-74}
}
West Nile virus (WNV) is a re-emerging pathogen responsible for fatal outbreaks of meningoencephalitis in humans. Recent research using a mouse model of infection has indicated that specific chemokines and chemokine receptors help mediate the host response to WNV acting by at least three mechanisms: control of early neutrophil recruitment to the infection site (Cxcr2), control of monocytosis in blood (Ccr2) and control of leukocyte movement from blood to brain (Cxcr4, Cxcr3, Cxcl10 and possibly… CONTINUE READING

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