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How Long Does Cmv Last

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How long CMV IgM test will be positive?

How long CMV IgM test will be positive after somebody will be recovered after infection?thanks...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
It usually becomes negative after several months but in some instances may remain positive for a year or more; JLS.... Read more »

CMV and EBV -- First Exposure,long story but Small questions

1. I read that CMV is common in USA and is often transmitted by Saliva. Can sharing of a Bottle of... Read more »

CMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60

Hi I know this is kind of long but there is a lot going on and we are really worried. I wrote in 9... Read more »
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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 a virus that can cause an opportunistic infection (see Fact Sheet 500 .) The virus is... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Current and Future Therapies for CMV

In high-income countries, treatment for CMV has generally been one of the following drugs: intravenous ganciclovir (Cytovene) an oral formulation of ganciclovir called valganciclovir (Valcyte) In addition, sometimes the following drugs can also... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

The Cost of Prevention and Treatment of CMV Retinitis

The past several years have seen a greatly expanded arsenal of treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of CMV retinitis.In addition to intravenous foscarnet (Foscavir, Astra) and intravenous ganciclovir (Cytovene... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Canadian Researchers Point to CMV as a Problem for the Immune System

The widespread availability of potent anti-HIV combination therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has led to improved health and prospects of prolonged survival among many HIV-positive people in Canada and other high-income countries. ART works by... Read more »
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Re: CMV (for all those with symptoms)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Mr. Confused is 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... 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 long do symptoms last with it im still... 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 member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »

support groups for people with CMV and blindness?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everybody,

I'm living in Miami Beach in Florida, and have CMV Retinitis. I was wondering if anybody out there knows of, or might want to start, a support group or organizations for people with CMV Retinitis who suffered blindness as a result of... Read more »