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CMV

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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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The proportion of institutions reporting universal leukoreduction was slightly lower among those institutions providing specialized services to patients at high risk for CMV disease: 87% (724 of 827) for institutions providing NICU/MFM, and 84% (330 of 392) for institutions providing transplant services versus no specialized services (91% [1658 of 1813]) (Table 1).
A questionnaire was sent to 13 public hospitals in SA that treat patients with CMV retinitis, with questions on their diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
A total of 164 cases with probable systemic CMV infection were referred for ophthalmological examination to assess the presence or absence of CMV retinitis.
CMV DNAemia was quantified in EDTA human plasma samples using the COBAS[R] AmpliPrep/COBAS[R] TaqMan[R] CMV test (Roche Molecular Diagnostics) according to manufacturer instructions.
The implementation of cochlear implantation in children with already severe hearing loss or deafness gives us the opportunity to collect samples from the inner ear and to study the presence and persistence of CMV in the inner ear.
It could be speculated that starting CMV prophylaxis earlier in this high-risk patient with CMV serology mismatch might have avoided CMV primary infection and the need for extended treatment.
The preferred laboratory diagnosis of CMV hinges on the bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) sample.
CMV is spread through bodily fluids and the chance of getting a CMV infection from casual contact is very small.
Children may be born asymptomatic, meaning that CMV has not yet become active in the body, or symptomatic with a clinically apparent disease, which is true of 90 percent of children born with CMV.