Management and Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Infection

  • T. H. The
  • W. van der Bij
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 19)


Cytomegalovirus (CMV), a member of the family of Herpesviridae, is commonly spread in man. Infectious CMV is excreted in the saliva, urine, breast-milk, cervix and semen, also by apparently healthy individuals. This is the main reason for its ubiquitous nature.


Cytomegalovirus Infection Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Early Antigen Late Antigen Seropositive Donor 
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