Clinical and Experimental Correlates
  • Milagros P. Reyes
  • A. Martin Lerner
Part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis book series (IAPA)


An etiologic relationship has been established between coxsackievirus (CV) infection and myopericarditis. Etiologic suggestions are based on serologic evidence of prior infection with these viruses in the affected population as compared with age and sex-matched controls, and on isolated case reports during epidemics of CV infection.1


None None Swiss Mouse Constrictive Pericarditis Viral Myocarditis Acute Myocarditis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Milagros P. Reyes
    • 1
  • A. Martin Lerner
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Infectious Diseases, Hutzel HospitalWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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