Last Updated: 2019-08-27

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

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Cytomegalievirus, CMV, HCMV, human herpesvirus 5, HHV-5

Viral infectious disease with human herpes virus 5.

Worldwide, about 50-80% of the population is infected.

Prevalence regressing.

  • Transmission through droplet, smear infections, transplants and transfusions.
  • After the virus has settled in the mucosa of the oropharynx, it replicates the virus and spreads via leukocytes.
  • CMV infection is usually asymptomatic.

  • Can lead to rejection reactions after bone marrow or organ transplants.
  • Intrauterine infections can lead to microcephaly, cataract, optic atrophy and intracerebral calcifications.
  • Mononucleosis-like clinic.

  • PCR Viral.

  • CMV chorioretinitis
  • pneumonia
  • Skin ulceration in HIV patients.

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