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

Arend, Sandra M.; Kroes, Aloys C. M.
December 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1607
Academic Journal
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.


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