Measles virus infections of the central nervous system.

  title={Measles virus infections of the central nervous system.},
  author={Uwe G Liebert},
  volume={40 2-3},
Acute measles is a classic infectious disease of childhood with worldwide distribution. Its causative agent, measles virus (MV), is an efficient pathogen, persisting in nature in populations large enough to support it, even though it is able to cause an acute infection in any individual only once in his lifetime. The characteristic clinical hallmarks of measles, fever and rash, coincide with antiviral immune response. MV-specific T lymphocyte and antibody responses contribute to virus clearance… CONTINUE READING
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