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CMV

2. A cancer drug combination treatment consisting of cisplatin, methotrexate, and vinblastine.

CMV

cytomegalovirus.

CMV

abbr.
cytomegalovirus

CMV

abbreviation for cytomegalovirus.

cytomegalovirus

A globally distributed herpesvirus (HHV-3) which, in developing nations, is universally acquired in infancy. CMV is transmitted in blood, and rarely is a serious infection unless the host is previously immunocompromised (e.g., as in AIDS, or following bone marrow transplantation) or has leukaemia or lymphoma, in which cases CMV may cause severe pneumonia.

CMV

Cytomegalovirus, see there.

CMV

Abbreviation for continuous mandatory ventilation; cytomegalovirus; Cytomegalovirus; cisplatin, methotrexate, vinblastine.

CMV

Abbrev. for CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, one of the herpes group.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

A common human virus causing mild or no symptoms in healthy people, but permanent damage or death to an infected fetus, a transplant patient, or a person with HIV.

CMV,

n the abbreviation for
cytomegalovirus. See also cytomegalovirus.

CMV

cytomegalovirus.

Patient discussion about CMV

Q. What is it CMV during pregnancy? can i infect with that?

A. CMV is a virus. What you refer to is infection with CMV, either the initial infection, or re-activation of latent (dormant) virus that resides in the mother's body during pregnancy.

The dangers are that CMV will infect the fetus, which may cause malformations, particularly growth restriction and hearing impairment.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cytomegalovirusinfections.html

Q. What is it CMV during pregnancy ? can i infect with that?

A. CMV or cytomegalovirus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cytomegalovirus) is a virus that can cause disease (i.e. infectious mononucleosis, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infectious_mononucleosis) in everyone, not only pregnant women. The problem is that when a pregnant woman is infected in CMV for the first time of her life during pregnancy, CMV can cause malformations and problems with the baby, including hearing impairment and others (see also TORCHES: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TORCH_infections).

Q. Do you want to end because of a vaccination in a wheel chair? It is already about 12 years ago. I met a mother with her kids. One came always in a wheel chair to the services. His terrible story is still in my mind. It could be shown, that because of a vaccination he got the cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) and then spastic paralysis.

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CMV is spread through bodily fluids and the chance of getting a CMV infection from casual contact is very small.
Gail Demmler-Harrison, a CMV specialist at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
i) CMV enfeksiyonu: Herhangi bir semptom olmaksizin (latent CMV'den farkli olarak) CMV replikasyonu-nun olmasi,
With the availability of RealTime CMV, the Abbott m2000 system offers a broad menu of assays outside the United States, including tests for HIV-1 viral load, HIV-1 Qualitative, hepatitis B and C viral loads, hepatitis C genotyping, human papillomavirus, Epstein-Barr virus, chlamydia, chlamydia/gonorrhea, colorectal cancer detection, and KIF6, a test to identify patients at risk for coronary heart disease.
In most patients, CMV infection co-exists with other opportunistic infections, particularly PCP.
Previous research has shown that dried blood spots could be used to identify CMV infection.
The test [chi square] was used for studying the association between the prevalence of CMV and gender, age-group, social-class.
A study of the seroprevalence of CMV among voluntary blood donors in India reported that none of the 200 donors tested positive for CMV IgM antibody, but 95% were positive for CMV IgG antibody.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA load in plasma for the diagnosis of CMV disease before engraftment in hematopoietic stem-cell transplant recipients.
Additional study of the correlations between BV and CMV is needed, and could provide insight regarding the effects of BV treatment on CMV replication and local inflammatory response, they concluded.
The direct detection and quantification of CMV DNA by PCR methods provides the opportunity to substantially improve the detection of very low-level viremia (enabling earlier preemptive therapy) as well as to directly monitor the efficacy of antiviral therapy.
Approved on August 26, 1998 for the local treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who are intolerant of or have a contraindication to other treatment(s) for CMV retinitis or who were insufficiently responsive to previous treatment(s) for CMV retinitis.