Borna disease
Virally-induced T cell dependent immunopathological disorder of central nervous system. There are suggestions that Borna disease virus (a broadly distributed unclassified arthropod-borne virus that infects domestic animals and man) may be associated with some psychiatric disorders.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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