Vol. 30 (3) 2009 Neuro endocrinology letters

Borna disease virus circulating immunocomplex positivity and psychopathology in psychiatric patients in the Czech Republic.

OBJECTIVES: Borna disease virus (BDV) is an RNA virus belonging to the family Bornaviridae. BDV is a neurotropic virus that causes changes in mood, behaviour and cognition. Patients with psychiatric disorders have a higher incidence of BDV positivity than healthy individuals.

METHODS: We examined the seropositivi.....