TITLE

Look and Ye Shall Find ...Cytomegalovirus Infection in Immunocompetent Patients

AUTHOR(S)
Arend, Sandra M.; Kroes, Aloys C. M.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1607
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article describes the age distribution and clinical characteristics of 124 patients with serological evidence of recent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. As indicated by a high level of anti-CMV IgM and the presence of low-avidity anti-CMV IgG, in the absence of serological evidence of recent infection with Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis A or B virus, or Toxoplasma gondii. The clinical characteristics of these 124 patients were evaluated retrospectively, yielding a wide range of symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings.
ACCESSION #
11770394

 

Related Articles

  • Elevated Creatine Kinase Levels. Viken, Richard; Pattee, Gary // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/17/91, Vol. 265 Issue 15, p2004 

    Answers a question on elevated creatine kinase levels of a patient recovering from acute anicteric hepatitis B including a correlation between the occurrence of Epstein-Barr virus and hepatitis B virus.

  • Increased seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in a population of patients with Bell's palsy: a sceptical interpretation of the results regarding the pathogenesis of facial nerve palsy. Riga, Maria; Kefalidis, G.; Chatzimoschou, A.; Tripsianis, G.; Kartali, S.; Gouveris, H.; Katotomichelakis, M.; Danielides, V. // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jul2011, Vol. 268 Issue 7, p1087 

    Facial nerve oedema and anatomical predisposition to compression within the fallopian tube seem to be the only generally accepted facts in the pathophysiology of Bell's palsy. Several infectious causes have been suggested as possible triggers of this oedema. Most of the suggested pathogens have...

  • A Virological Perspective on Cancer. Damania, Blossom // PLoS Pathogens;2/11/2016, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1 

    The article discusses the association between cancer and viruses. Topics discussed include the different types of human tumor viruses including hepatitis B virus (HBV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and human papillomavirus (HPV), the relation of the Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV)...

  • Occult HBV infection in cryptogenic liver cirrhosis in an area with high prevalence of HBV infection. Chan, Henry Lik-Yuen; Tsang, Steven Woon-Choi; Leung, Nancy Wai-Yee; Tse, Chi-Hang; Hui, Yui; Tam, John Siu-Lun; Chan, Francis Ka-Leung; Sung, Joseph Jao-Yiu // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2002, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p1211 

    OBJECTIVES:Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is often used as the serological marker to screen for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the investigation of liver cirrhosis. In Hong Kong, where HBV infection is endemic, some patients may have persistent viral infection after the loss of HBsAg....

  • Seroepidemiology of HBV Infection in Kermanshah- West of Iran; A Population Based Study. Alavian, Seyed Moayed; Tabatabaei, Seyed Vahid; Nourizad, Samad; Mansouri, Feyzollah; Khademi, Nahid; Kafi-abad, Sedigheh Amini; Gharehbaghian, Ahmad; Abolghasemi, Hassan // Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p564 

    Background: hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major public health problem that affects billions of people worldwide. The lack of information on HBV prevalence among the general population is an obstacle to formulate effective policies to reduce the burden of viral hepatitis. Objectives:...

  • Occult Hepatitis B Virus infection in ART-Naive HIV-Infected Patients seen at a Tertiary Care Centre in North India. Gupta, Swati; Singh, Sarman // BMC Infectious Diseases;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p53 

    Background: Co-infections of hepatitis B and C viruses are frequent with HIV due to shared routes of transmission. In most of the tertiary care health settings, HIV reactive patients are routinely tested for HBsAg and anti-HCV antibodies to rule out these co-infections. However, using the...

  • Herpes and polyoma family viruses in thyroid cancer (Review). STAMATIOU, DIMITRIS P.; DERDAS, STAVROS P.; ZORAS, ODYSSEAS L.; SPANDIDOS, DEMETRIOS A. // Oncology Letters;Mar2016, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p1635 

    Thyroid cancer is considered the most common malignancy that affects the endocrine system. Generally, thyroid cancer derives from follicular epithelial cells, and thyroid cancer is divided into well-differentiated papillary (80% of cases) and follicular (15% of cases) carcinoma. Follicular...

  • Co-Infection of Toxoplasma gondii with HBV in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Pregnant Women in Burkina Faso. Ouermi, D.; Simpore, J.; Belem, A. M. G.; Sanou, D. S.; Karou, D. S.; Ilboudo, D.; Bisseye, C.; Canadja, S. M.; Pietra, V.; Pignatelli, S.; Gnoula, C.; Nikiema, J. B.; Kabre, G. B. // Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p1188 

    Toxoplasma gondii infectious can induce serious complications in HIV-infected pregnant women, leading to miscarriage; favour the mother-to-child transmission of HBV and HIV and birth defects. The purposes of this study were: (1) to quantify IgM and IgG antibodies to Toxoplasrna gondii in...

  • SEROLOGICAL EVIDENCE OF HEPATITIS B VIRUS SURFACE ANTIGEN (HBsAg) AMONG YOUNG ADULTS. Ndako, James. A.; Nwankiti, Obinna O.; Kwari, Ezekiel B.; Echeonwu, Bob-manuel C.; Adekeye, Adekunle M.; Agbontale, John; Gyang, Joshua; Uzoechina, Adanma R.; Akwaowo, Ekaete; Olawuyi, Nathaniel; Dalyop, Alice K. // Nature & Science;Nov2012, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p7 

    Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the major global public health problems, with its attendant risks especially among the young adults. Worldwide an estimated two billion people are infected with Hepatitis B virus out of which more than 350 million ends up with chronic infection; life style among...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics