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cytomegalovirus

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a group of herpes viruses that attack and enlarge epithelial cells. Such viruses also cause a disease of infants characterized by circulatory dysfunction and microcephaly.

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  • n. Any of several herpes viruses, of the genus Cytomegalovirus, that attack the salivary glands

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  • n. any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems

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Examples

  • In 2002, UCSF neurosurgeon Charles Cobbs published a novel finding in a prominent cancer journal: nearly all of the two-dozen brain tumors he had analyzed were teeming with a common herpes virus called cytomegalovirus, or CMV.

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  • For kidney transplant recipients, infection with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV) may lead to de ...

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  • The medical ward had run some tests already: He had an organism called cytomegalovirus in his urine, his white blood cell count was low, and one particular class of white cell, the T-lymphocytes, were much fewer than they ought to be.

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  • Valganciclovir treats a common AIDS-related infection called cytomegalovirus (CMV) that causes blindness or death.

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  • Healthy people can usually fight off the virus, called cytomegalovirus, but those with kidney transplants have weakened immune systems and are more susceptible to infection, the authors of the study noted in a news release from the American Society of Nephrology.

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  • The FDA said enough number of other generic companies make the blocked drugs so there should be no shortages, with one exception - Ganciclovir oral capsules, an antiviral drug used to treat an eye infection called cytomegalovirus that is common in HIV patients.

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  • The quantity of measured Aspergillus-specific ELISPOT responses in this healthy cohort are not robust when compared to select viral antigens such as cytomegalovirus, in which CMV-seropositive people develop higher quantities of measurable IFN-╬│ producing cells, in a dynamic interplay between intermittent viral reactivation and augmentation of immunity

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  • People can also develop GBS after having the flu or other infections (such as cytomegalovirus and Epstein Barr virus).

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  • An estimated 0.5% to 1% of newborns are infected with cytomegalovirus CMV, a member of the herpes family of viruses, and 10% to 15% of infected infants will suffer permanent hearing loss.

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  • MATANOSKI: There they are: rubella, herpes, and cytomegalovirus.

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