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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%
Ask the Experts

I have CMV.

My blood test is + to CMV. I am perfectly healthy. I like to be pregnant but I worry about child health. What can I do that my child to be born healthy? I hope to get reply because I do not know what to do?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...Approximately half of adults in their 30s are in fact CMV antibody positive which carries very little risk to a newborn unless the CMV infection is acquired during pregnancy. Your immunity 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 »

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; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My point, many of my friends come to me with questions,and the need for education, I do my best. My education is limited, for I have not attended medical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Regarding your desire for "yes or no" answers about CMV, I unfortunately can't provide them without knowing more about your "friend." Is he HIV positive? Does he already have anti-CMV Read more »
Articles
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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

CMV Viremia: A Look at the Other Viral Load

...Since current anti-CMV drugs are so costly, toxic anddifficult to administer, it would make a lot of senseto single out those most at risk for CMV disease Read more »
Treatment Action Group

CMV's Real World: When Two Prophylaxis Studies Declare Opposite Findings, Clinicians And Their Patients Are Lost in the Quandary

... A question of patient management The most important CMV data to come out of the recent ICAAC conference was the late-breaking presentation of CPCRA 023, a randomized, placebo-controlled Read more »
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Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »