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CMV PCR and culture
Feb 5, 2002

In the event of a primary CMV infection not clearing due to simultaneous co-infection with other pathogens, would virus shedding be detectable in a CMV antibody negative but infected patient showing symptoms?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

Yes-- in a new CMV infection it would be possible to detect virus before you would detect antibody.

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