Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 February 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Seen in immunocompromised patients, especially patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Immunohistochemistry, PCR, and CMV serologies helpful in diagnosis (Infect Dis Clin North Am 2010;24:995)