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Additional strategies for the prevention of CMV disease are often used for at-risk patient populations, including prophylaxis (eg, administration of antiviral drugs 1 to 4 times daily for 3 to 6 months following transplantation) or viremic monitoring with rapid administration of antiviral medications should the patient demonstrate evidence of viral replication.
CMV targeted treatment options include intravenous, oral and intravitreal antivirals.
All cases were evaluated to identify possible risk factors for the development of CMV retinitis.
Considering these uncertainties, this study investigated the use of targeted preemptive therapy for CMV infection in a cohort of kidney transplant patients receiving different immunosuppressive regimens and no pharmacological CMV infection prophylaxis.
Furthermore, neonatal outcome was closely followed up by qualified physicians and through personal communication with mothers carrying active CMV infection.
Informed consent was obtained from the parents for perilymph liquid sampling for viral culture and detection of CMV DNA.
There have been few studies on CMV infection in patients with rheumatic disease and the incidence, clinical characteristics and prognosis of CMV infection complications in rheumatic disease have not been clarified.
We describe here a difficult-to-treat case of CMV infection in a lung transplant recipient who did not show a sustained response after introduction of foscarnet, prompting switch to combined treatment based on cidofovir with CMVIG.
Primary CMV infection in the immunocompetent patient is frequently asymptomatic but occasionally there is a mononucleosis-like prodromal illness which resolves untreated within a few weeks.
Most healthy adults and children will have no signs or symptoms and no long-term effects from CMV.
Signs and symptoms of CMV in mothers may be similar to the flu including a fever of 100.