Murine cytomegalovirus-associated arteritis.


Unique inflammatory lesions affecting the ascending aorta and pulmonary artery of BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice infected with murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV) were identified in a pilot and two subsequent experiments to characterize the potential effect of MCMV infection on diet-induced atherosclerotic lesions. Suckling BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice were inoculated with… (More)