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Clinical Significance Of Cytomegalovirus In Newborn

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Table of Contents Introduction How Is CMV Spread? How Do I Prevent CMV Infection? How Can I Tell If I Have CMV Infection? How Do I Prevent CMV Disease? Can I Ever Stop Preventive Therapy How Can I Tell if I Have CMV Disease? How Do You Treat CMV Disease? Concerns for Pregnant Women Concerns for Children Your CD4 Cell Counts How Can I Get the Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on...
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clinical significance of reductions in HIV susceptibility

What is the clinical significance of the reported fold changes in HIV susceptibility to various antiretroviral agents in response to HIV codon mutations? Can a drug that HIV has, for example, a 5-fold reduction in susceptibilty to still be...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Indeed it may, combined with other agents which have equal or greater potency and/or lack of resistance. In addition, certain mutations which confer resistance (genotypic and phenotypic) to one agent, may enhance the activity of other agents. For... Read more »

CYTOMEGALOVIRUS

CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE ME SOME INSIGHT ON THIS INFECTION...MY 15 YR OLD NIECE HAS CONTACTED IT AND NOW HER NEW BABY HAS IT AND IS NOW DEAF? PLEASE HELP MY FAMILY AND I UNDERSTAND THIS.THANK YOU...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Active cytomegalovirus infection in the mother especially early in pregnancy can cause a number of different types of birth defects in newborn infants including hearing loss, mental retardation, growth retardation, visual disturbances, and... Read more »

Significant Exposure - Health Care Workers

I work in an Occ.Med. Clinic. We provide for several state health care sites. Recently, when their employes are seen in the hospital ED for work related exposures,the ED doctor has been calling scratches a significant exposure. We know this is not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Marsha. Thank you for your question. I'm limiting this discussion tooccupational exposures to blood, including possible occupational exposures toHIV, and Hepatitis B. Body fluids like sputum, saliva, urine, sweat, andtears are low risk for... Read more »

significance of HCV RNA QUAN Lab Result

Hi, my father passed 10/20/10 from End Stage Liver Disease. This prompted me to request test. Hepatitis C RNA Quan values from results state the following: HCV RNA Log value = 7.46 or 28.6 Million copies per IU/ml . I understand the values expressed...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It means that you have chronic infection with HCV with a moderately high HCV viral load. It doesn't say anything about how long you have been infected or the extent of liver involvement or damaage. You need to consult with a liver speacialist.... Read more »
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CMV research

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What is Cytomegalovirus, (CMV)?

CMV is a common virus that infects most people at some time during their lives but rarely causes obvious illness. It is a member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »

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