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Coxsackie B3 Myocarditis: Genetic Aspects of Different Immunopathogenic Mechanisms in BALB/c and DBA/2 Mice. Antigenic Specificity of Heart-Reactive Antibodies in DBA/2 Mice

  • M. Herzum
  • S. A. Huber
  • B. Maisch
Conference paper

Abstract

To date myocarditis has been diagnosed by demonstrating cellular infiltrations and myocytolysis in the myocardium [1]. Serology and in situ hybridization have generated substantial evidence that viruses, especially enteroviruses, are major causitive agents of the disease [3, 8].

Keywords

Coxsackie Virus Cobra Venom Factor Immunopathogenic Mechanism Viral Heart Disease Single Gene Inheritance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Herzum
    • 1
  • S. A. Huber
    • 2
  • B. Maisch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of VermontBurlington VermontUSA

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