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Clinical relevance of cytomegalovirus viraemia

El Amari, E Boffi
Hasse, B
Furrer, H
Cavassini, M
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Published in HIV medicine. 2011, vol. 12, no. 7, p. 394-402
Abstract Using new sensitive quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays, cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA is often detectable in the plasma of immunosuppressed patients. We investigated the prognostic value of a positive CMV DNA test for the development of CMV end-organ disease, other AIDS-defining events and mortality.
Keywords AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/genetics/mortality/virologyAdultCytomegalovirus/isolation & purificationCytomegalovirus Infections/genetics/mortality/virologyDNA, Viral/analysisFemaleHIV Infections/complicationsHumansMaleMiddle AgedMultiple Organ Failure/genetics/mortality/virologyPolymerase Chain Reaction/methodsProspective StudiesSensitivity and SpecificitySwitzerland/epidemiologyViral LoadViremia/diagnosis/genetics/virology
PMID: 21251182
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Research groups Epidémiologie clinique (115)
Groupe Laurent Kaiser (virologie clinique) (668)
Unité HIV (46)
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EL AMARI, E Boffi et al. Clinical relevance of cytomegalovirus viraemia. In: HIV medicine, 2011, vol. 12, n° 7, p. 394-402. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2010.00900.x https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24777

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