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Clinical relevance of cytomegalovirus viraemia

Published inHIV medicine, vol. 12, no. 7, p. 394-402
Publication date2011

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.

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/genetics/mortality/virology
  • Adult
  • Cytomegalovirus/isolation & purification
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections/genetics/mortality/virology
  • DNA, Viral/analysis
  • Female
  • HIV Infections/complications
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multiple Organ Failure/genetics/mortality/virology
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction/methods
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Viral Load
  • Viremia/diagnosis/genetics/virology
Citation (ISO format)
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
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ISSN of the journal1464-2662

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