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What does BDV stand for?

BDV stands for Borna Disease Virus


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Among the chapter topics are psychosocial and environmental formulations, monoaminergic-based pharmacotherapy, pyschobiology of electroshock, depression and suicidality in children and adolescents, the biology and genetics of suicidality, depression in the context of cancer, stress system dysregulation, neuroimmune mediators, Borna disease virus, animal models, and depression and heart disease.
Borna disease virus was named after the town of Borna in Saxony, southeastern Germany, where in 1885 many horses in a German cavalry regiment died of a fatal neurologic disease.
Future Research Directions and Perspective Although the detection of viruses in insectivores has been largely incidental or accidental, demonstration of Borna disease virus in brain tissues of the bicolored white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon) (34) suggests that insectivores may play a greater role in the ecology of zoonotic diseases than previously appreciated.