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Cytomegalovirus And Cmv Disease

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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 »

what is CMV

My name is Toya I am type O Negative and I found out I am CMV negative what is CMV.
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...CMV stands for cytomegalovirus. This is a virus that is very common in people. It can be acquired during birth, childhood and sexually Read more »

CMV infection

You answered an earlier question and refered to CMV infection, what is that?
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
...Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the herpes viruses and usually causes disease in patients with reduced immune systems like transplant or cancer patients Read more »

CMV and HIV

Dr Holodniy,I have just been tested for cytomegalovirus and my doctor says that I have it but it doesn't present any risk right now. My concern is for my husband who is negative. What are the risk of me giving cmv to him. Is it a very dangerous...
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
...You don't indicate what CMV tests were performed that determined you have it. It is likely that an antibody test was performed, indicating past exposure. 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 »
The Body PRO

Cytomegalovirus: Pathogenesis, Viral Load, and Prophylaxis Treatment Strategies

...Dr. Stephen Spector, from the University of California, San Diego, discussed cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, focusing on prevention and new diagnostic techniques. For neurologic disease (radiculopathy, encephalitis), CMV PCR 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 »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection 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 »

cmv colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have cmv colitis when first infected within 3 months or is this something that happens later in disease and not in the ars stage. Read more »