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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Cytomegalovirus acute infection
cytomegalovirus acute infection
Acute cytomegaloviral infection in healthy persons who acquire the infection after birth presents with few symptoms and no long-term consequences. In some persons it may manifest as a mononucleosis-like syndrome with prolonged fever,night sweats and a mild hepatitis. In certain high-risk groups for eg. pregnant mothers or immunocompromised hosts CMV infection could be a problem. For more information in those situations view the web site linked below.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati