West Nile virus: Crossing the blood-brain barrier

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A study in mice traces the path of West Nile virus into the brain. Viral replication in peripheral tissues triggers a Toll-like receptor inflammatory response that alters the blood-brain barrier (pages 1366-1373).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1294-1295
Number of pages2
JournalNature medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004

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