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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% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses
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CMV - IgG / IgM Results

I was diagnosed with HIV/Full blown AIDS about a year ago at a routine checkup. My cd4 was about 90 and VL 700,000. At that time I also had many OI's such as oral thrush and esophageal thrush, as well as wasting syndrome, moloscum, Anemia, low...
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
...All these test tell you is that you have antibodies against cytomegalovirus (CMV). This means you have been exposed, and presumably chronically infected, like the majority of all people. Most of us get infected Read more »

CMV IgG 2.97

I was tested positive for CMV IgG with a measurement of 2.97.I'm a diabetic & I also just got over MONO. My spleen is also enlarged to 12.3cm. I'm confused about what this means. Does this mean I have AIDS? Will this disease cause DEATH? My Doctor...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Many HIV- people get mono and CMV, and this does not mean that they are getting HIV, too. HIV+ people are at risk from serious disease from CMV in the advanced Read more »

Is CMV contagious? Am I contagious to unborn children?

The "opportunistic infections" page does not have a "Ask A Question" link.I have been diagnosed and treated for Immnune System Recovery Uveitis with a secondary CMV Retinitis. My best friend is pregnant. Is my CMV contagious to her unborn child?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...You could indeed be contagious to an unborn child. Given your diagnosis of CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection, you are no doubt shedding CMV into your urine.Your friend could get tested to see if she's immune Read more »

Blood Test

Dear Dr., I just received results back from a blood test. The following abnormalities were detected.C4-Complement 41.0Total Immune Complex 57.00IgG Epstein Barr Virus 1000 IgG Cytomegalovirus 175.0IgG HHV-6 70Does this mean...
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
None of these tests are for HIV detection. Why were they ordered?MH Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on CMV? The Bottom Line Introduction Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus. It can infect people of all ages, including unborn babies. Once a person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...and "test positive" for it, even though you don't have the disease. For example, almost everyone with HIV tests positive for Cytomegalovirus (CMV). But it is very rare for CMV disease to develop unless the CD4 cell count drops below 50, a sign of... Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...or IRIS. It may occur in about 20% of people starting ART. How Was the Syndrome Identified? Several patients developed cytomegalovirus (CMV) after they started HIV treatment. See Fact Sheet 504 for more information on CMV. In some... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are... Read more »
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Strange circumstances

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...years ago when I was having some health problems and I was sick I got a bunch of tests and it was found that I had a I an IgG(immunoglobulin G) level below the reference range as well as very low IgM just barely above the reference range.... Read more »

cmv ebv do i have hiv too

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 »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

PREGUNTAS TECNICAS, DANI POR FAVOR

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Un organismo recien infectado por citomegalovirus (60 igG, 60 igM) tardaria mas de 3 meses en producir anticuerpos VIH tras una practica riesgosa (sexo anal insertivo con otro hombre)????? Read more »