CMV


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CMV

abbr.
cytomegalovirus

CMV

abbreviation for
cytomegalovirus

CMV

cytomegalovirus.
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Noun1.CMV - any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
herpes virus, herpes - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
Translations

CMV

V. cytomegalovirus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Worldwide incidence of congenital CMV infection is estimated at 0.2% to 2.5% of all live births, and incidence within the United States is estimated at 0.64%.
Congenital CMV accounts for 20% of those with SNHL detected at birth and 25% of children with SNHL at 4 years of age.
"In fact, congenital CMV (when a mother passes the virus to her unborn child) is one of the most common causes of birth defects in the UK.
Loss of this balance--as seen in association with disease or drug treatment--can lead to uncontrolled viral replication resulting in CMV reactivation and disease.
Active CMV infection correlates with a higher risk of other infections, post-transplant lymphoma, organ rejection, and overall morbidity and mortality.
We will harness the unique properties of CMV vectors to induce anti-cancer T cell responses.
Public health agency The US Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it has approved the marketing of a new diagnostic test, the Alethia CMV Assay Test System, to aid in detecting the cytomegalovirus (CMV) herpes virus in newborns less than 21 days of age through the de novo premarket review pathway.
The usual manifestations of overt CMV infection at birth are hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice, thrombocytopenia and various congenital malformations, especially those involving the central nervous system.
"Subclinical CMV infection alters the immune system and the gut microbiota in the host and that impacts how we respond to vaccines, environmental stimuli, and pathogens.