John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Behçet’s disease-like symptoms induced by the Herpes simplex virus in ICR mice Volume 8, numéro 1, January - February 1998

Laboratory of Cell Biology, Ajou University Institute for Medical Science, # 442-749, Suwon, Korea
  • Page(s) : 21-3
  • Année de parution : 1998

We have been trying to develop an animal model for use in Behçet's disease. Clinically, Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection has been suggested to be an etiologic or triggering factor in Behçet's disease [1, 2]. To test this hypothesis, ICR mice were inoculated with HSV and observed for 16 weeks for the development of typical Behçet's disease-like symptoms. Materials and methods [...]