Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus in Employees and Mice at Multipremises Feeder-Rodent Operation, United States, 2012
|Patient no.||Age, y/sex||Time employed||Onset date||Symptoms||Clinical findings†|
|1||27/F||2 y||Apr 20||Fever, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, malaise, headache||Lymphocytic CSF, leukocytosis (13.8), elevated protein in CSF, appendicitis, UTI|
|2||34/M||1.5 y||Apr 11||Fever, nausea, vomiting, malaise, headache, stiff neck||Lymphocytic CSF (1,311/µL), elevated protein in CSF|
|3||28/F||1.5 y||Apr 7||Fever, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, cough, joint pain, photophobia, headache, diarrhea||UTI; no blood or CSF collected during medical evaluation|
|4||48/M||5 d||Apr 27||Fever, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, cough, headache, diarrhea||Lymphocytic CSF, elevated protein in CSF, mild anemia (34.9%), CT normal|
|5||38/M||2 mo||May 14||Fever, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, joint pain, headache, diarrhea||Lymphocytic CSF (320/µL), elevated protein in CSF (77), leukocytosis (15.1), anemia (Hgb 11.5), CT normal|
*LCMV, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; UTI, urinary tract infection; CT, computed tomographic scan; Hgb, hemoglobin.
†Lymphocytic CSF is defined as >5 lymphocytes/μL; leukocytosis is >11,000 erythrocytes/μL; and elevated protein in CSF is >60 mg/dL.