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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

... What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85%
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HIV and CMV (CMV)

Hi...My dad has been HIV+ for about 9 years now. He was diagnosed with ALL last year (which at this moment is currently in remission). He is currently taking maintence chemo pills and Atripla for his HIV. He was just told he has CMV. Is he in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Because your dad is HIV positive and now has CMV (cytomegalovirus), he meets the definition for AIDS. I'll reprint below some information about CMV from the archives. I encourage Read more »

CMV-related

Dear Dr. Bob,I have written to you 2 years ago when I was convinced that I was infected with HIV through a vaginal fluid contact with a fresh skin laceration on my thumb. When after a year I tested negative I couldn't thank you enough and naturally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advice for your problem.While I have no doubt you have immunological evidence (antibody tests) revealing past infection with CMV and EBV, I would very strongly doubt you contracted these common viruses at the time of your "vaginal fluid contact... Read more »

CMV+ in HIV- persons

Rick, I recently donated blood again and found out that my CMV status was + (written at the back of my form). Does this mean that I currently have the virus? If so, why do they allow me to give blood again? Also, should a healthy person be concerned...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.CMV is a very common infection. Most people who have this virus don't evenknow it. If you tested CMV positive, it indicates you Read more »

should I take medicine on CMV?

Dr. Wohl,I am 41, male. My CD4 tested three weeks ago was 234, a drop from 294 in 10 days. Total lymphocyte from 760 to 700. CD8 from 240 to 213, CD3=410. CMV IgG=43 AU/mL. EBNA positive EBV VCA IGM negative. I have peripheral neuropathy symptom....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...The CMV test you had measures antibodies that your body makes to CMV. It does not meausre the virus itself. Your test only indicates Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent CMV

... What is CMV? How is CMV spread? How can I protect myself from CMV? How do I know if I have CMV? How is CMV different for someone Read more »
Project Inform

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 Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

What is CMV?

... Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpes virus group, which includes the viruses that causes chicken pox, mononucleosis ("mono") and herpes Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

AIDS-Related CMV

... What is CMV? People with HIV may get CMV disease. This page explains what CMV is. It also talks about medicines that can be used to Read more »
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CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... CMV is a virus that is causes mono like symptoms, but a person will test negative on a monospot if they have it. My question is, Read more »

CMV research

Posted by JamieLEE
...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 Read more »

Re: CMV (for all those with symptoms)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...onto something. Everyone who had a flu-like illness, plus maybe a minor bout with tingling, well maybe they were exposed to CMV for the first time? Although almost all adults have already had past CMV exposure, maybe these flu+tingling worried... Read more »

cmv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ive had all the hiv symptoms and tested neg at 4 months,but just tested pos for cmv.Ive heard with cmv the symptoms can be the same as hiv.Does anyone have or know much about cmv is it a serious disease and how Read more »