Chronic joint disease caused by persistent Chikungunya virus infection is controlled by the adaptive immune response.

@article{Hawman2013ChronicJD,
  title={Chronic joint disease caused by persistent Chikungunya virus infection is controlled by the adaptive immune response.},
  author={David W Hawman and Kristina A. Stoermer and Stephanie A Montgomery and Pankaj Pal and Lauren Oko and Michael S Diamond and Thomas E Morrison},
  journal={Journal of virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={87 24},
  pages={13878-88}
}
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a reemerging mosquito-borne pathogen that causes incapacitating disease in humans characterized by intense joint pain that can persist for weeks, months, or even years. Although there is some evidence of persistent CHIKV infection in humans suffering from chronic rheumatologic disease symptoms, little is known about chronic disease pathogenesis, and no specific therapies exist for acute or chronic CHIKV disease. To investigate mechanisms of chronic CHIKV-induced… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
58 Citations
44 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 58 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 44 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…